Swakopmund, known as Swakop, is in the region of . It is the country's biggest coastal town and a resort for Namibians on holiday. The city's German origins are quite pronounced in beautiful old German colonial buildings throughout the city, making an even starker contrast for this town sitting at the edge of the Namib Desert.

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Public aquarium
The is an aquarium in Swakopmund, . Photo: Catatine, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: squeakymarmot, CC BY 2.0.

is a secondary government school in Swakopmund, . Photo: Olga Ernst, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a non-towered airport serving Swakopmund, a city in the of . is situated 4½ km northeast of Swakopmund. Photo: Chtrede, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.


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