Kunene is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia. Its capital is , its governor is Marius Sheya. The region's name comes from the Kunene River which forms the northern border with .

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is the main town of the area, and the capital of the wider Kunene region, in north-western . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is in in the remote north of the Kunene Region of northwestern Namibia. Photo: Pavel Špindler, CC BY 3.0.

is a city of 6,000 inhabitants in the Kunene Region of . Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of about 6,800 inhabitants in Kunene in . Photo: Olga Ernst, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is an area in the NW corner of 's Kunene Region. Photo: Hp.Baumeler, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Kunene, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


Latitude of center
-19.4167° or 19° 25' south
Longitude of center
13.75° or 13° 45' east
841 metres (2,759 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kunene
  • Arabic: اقليم كونيني
  • Bengali: কুনেনে অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Кунене
  • Catalan: Cunene
  • Cebuano: Kunene
  • Chinese: Kunene Chiu
  • Chinese: 库内内区
  • Chinese: 庫內內區
  • Croatian: Kunene
  • Danish: Kunene Region
  • Dutch: Kunene
  • English: Kunene Region
  • Esperanto: Kaokolandio
  • Esperanto: Kunene
  • Esperanto: Regiono Kunene
  • Esperanto: regiono Kunene
  • Estonian: Kunene ringkond
  • Faroese: Kunene
  • Finnish: Kunene
  • French: Kunene
  • Frisian: Kunene (regio)
  • Frisian: Kunene
  • Gallegan: Kunene
  • Gallegan: Rexión de Kunene
  • Georgian: კუნენეს რეგიონი
  • German: Kunene
  • German: NA-KU
  • Greek: Κουνένε
  • Gujarati: કુનેન પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: קוננה
  • Hindi: कुनेने प्रदेश
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Kunene
  • Italian: regione del Kunene
  • Japanese: クネネ州
  • Kannada: ಕುನೆನ್ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 쿠네네주
  • Latvian: Kunenes reģions
  • Letzeburgesch: Kunene
  • Lithuanian: Kunenės regionas
  • Malay (generic): Kunene Region
  • Marathi: कुनेने प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kunene Chiu
  • Northern Frisian: Kunene
  • Norwegian: Kunene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kunene
  • Persian: منطقه کوننه
  • Polish: Kunene
  • Portuguese: Kunene
  • Russian: Кунене
  • Sinhalese: කුයිනි පළාත
  • Spanish: Kaokolandia
  • Spanish: Kunene
  • Spanish: Región de Kunene
  • Swahili (generic): Mkoa wa Kunene
  • Swedish: Kunene
  • Tamil: குணேனே பகுதி
  • Telugu: కునెని ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เขตคูเนเน่
  • Turkish: Kunene
  • Ukrainian: Кунене
  • Urdu: کونینے ریجن
  • Urdu: کونینے علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Kunene
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ کنونے
  • Wu Chinese: 库内内区
  • Zulu: Kunene Region
  • Region Kunene
  • Regione del Kunene

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