Windhoek

Windhoek is 's capital and largest city. It is in the geographic centre of the country at an elevation of 1,600m. This is the city where most safaris travelling through Namibia begin, and also the first point of entry in Namibia should you arrive by airplane.
Photo: Bries, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
Schwerinsburg is the biggest of three in Windhoek, . Photo: Seeteufel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Castle
Sanderburg is the smallest of three in Windhoek, . Photo: Pgallert, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a historical museum in Windhoek, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Castle
is one of the three in Windhoek, . Photo: Seeteufel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is an affluent suburb of Windhoek, the capital of .

Suburb
is a suburb in the south of Windhoek, , in the parliamentary constituency.

Neighborhood
is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of .

Windhoek

Latitude
-22.5744° or 22° 34' 27.8" south
Longitude
17.0791° or 17° 4' 44.6" east
Open Location Code
5F9VC3GH+6J
Population
326,000
IATA airport code
WDH
United Nations Location Code
NA WDH
Elevation
1656 metres (5433 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 33364833
Geo­Names ID
3352136
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Windhoek
  • Adyghe: Виндхук
  • Afrikaans: Windhoek
  • Albanian: Uindhuk
  • Amharic: ዊንድሁክ
  • Arabic: Windhoek
  • Arabic: ويندهوك
  • Armenian: Վինդհուկ
  • Asturian: Windh.oek
  • Asturian: Windhoek
  • Asturian: Windhuk
  • Asturian: Windḥoek
  • Avaric: Windhoek
  • Azerbaijani: Vindhuk
  • Basque: Windhoek
  • Belarusian: Ўіндгук
  • Belarusian: Віндхук
  • Bengali: উইন্ডহোক
  • Bosnian: Windhoek
  • Breton: Windhoek
  • Bulgarian: Виндхук
  • Catalan: Windhoek
  • Cebuano: Windhoek (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Windhoek
  • Central Kurdish: ویندھوک
  • Central Kurdish: ویندھۆک
  • Chechen: Виндхук
  • Chinese: Windhoek
  • Chinese: 温得和克
  • Chinese: 溫得和克
  • Chinese: 溫荷克
  • Croatian: Windhoek
  • Czech: Windhoek
  • Danish: Windhoek
  • Dutch: Windhoek
  • Egyptian Arabic: ويندهوك
  • Esperanto: Vindhuko
  • Estonian: Windhoek
  • Faroese: Windhoek
  • Fiji Hindi: Windhoek
  • Finnish: Windhoek
  • French: Windhoek
  • Galician: Windhoek
  • Georgian: ვინდჰუკი
  • German: Windhoek
  • German: Windhuk
  • Greek: Βίντχουκ
  • Greek: Γουίντχουκ
  • Guarani: Vindúke
  • Gujarati: વિન્ડહોક
  • Haitian: Windoèk
  • Hakka Chinese: Windhoek
  • Hausa: Windhoek
  • Hebrew: וינדהוק
  • Hindi: विंडहॉक
  • Hindi: विंडहोक
  • Hindi: विण्डहोक
  • Hungarian: Windhoek
  • Icelandic: Windhoek
  • Ido: Windhoek
  • Inari Sami: Windhoek
  • Indonesian: Windhoek
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Windhoek
  • Interlingue: Windhoek
  • Irish: Windhoek
  • Italian: Windhoek
  • Japanese: ウィントフック
  • Japanese: ヴィントフック
  • Javanese: Windhoek
  • Kabardian: Виндхук
  • Kabiyè: Findɔkɩ
  • Kabyle: Windhoek
  • Kannada: ವಿಂಡ್ಹೋಎಕ್
  • Kirghiz: Виндхук
  • Kongo: Windhoek
  • Korean: 빈트후크
  • Kotava: Windhoek
  • Latin: Windhoek
  • Latvian: Vindhuka
  • Ligurian: Windhoek
  • Limburgan: Windhoek
  • Lingala: Windhoek
  • Lithuanian: Vindhukas
  • Livvi: Vindhuk
  • Lombard: Windhoek
  • Low German: Windhuk
  • Lower Sorbian: Windhoek
  • Luxembourgish: Windhoek
  • Macedonian: Виндхук
  • Malagasy: Windhoek
  • Malay: Windhoek
  • Malayalam: വിൻഡ്ഹോക്ക്
  • Marathi: विंडहोक
  • Min Dong Chinese: Windhoek
  • Min Nan Chinese: Windhoek
  • Mingrelian: ვინდჰუკი
  • Mongolian: Виндхук
  • Moroccan Arabic: ڤيندهوك
  • Nauru: Windhoek
  • Northern Frisian: Windhoek
  • Northern Sami: Windhoek
  • Norwegian: Windhoek
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Windhoek
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Windhoek
  • Novial: Windhuk
  • Occitan (post 1500): Windhoek
  • Ossetian: Виндхук
  • Panjabi: ਵਿੰਟਹੁਕ
  • Panjabi: ਵੰਟਹੁਕ
  • Papiamento: Windhoek
  • Pennsylvania German: Windhoek
  • Persian: ویندهوک
  • Piemontese: Windhoek
  • Polish: Windhuk
  • Portuguese: Vinduque
  • Portuguese: Windhoek
  • Pushto: ویندهوک
  • Romanian: Windhoek
  • Russia Buriat: Виндхук
  • Russian: Виндхук
  • Sardinian: Windhoek
  • Scots: Windhoek
  • Scottish Gaelic: Windhoek
  • Serbian: Виндхук
  • Serbo-Croatian: Windhoek
  • Shona: Windhoek
  • Silesian: Windhuk
  • Sinhala: වින්ඩ්හෝක්
  • Slovak: Windhoek
  • Slovenian: Windhoek
  • Somali: Windhoek
  • South Azerbaijani: ویندهوک
  • Spanish: Windhoek
  • Swahili: Windhoek
  • Swedish: Windhoek
  • Tagalog: Windhoek
  • Tajik: Виндхук
  • Tamil: விந்தோக்
  • Tatar: Виндһук
  • Telugu: వింఢోక్
  • Thai: วินด์ฮุก
  • Tibetan: ཝིན་ཌི་ཧོཡིཀ།
  • Turkish: Windhoek
  • Udmurt: Виндхук
  • Ukrainian: Віндгук
  • Urdu: ونڈہوک
  • Urdu: وینٹہوک
  • Uzbek: Vindxuk
  • Uzbek: Windhoek
  • Venetian: Windhoek
  • Veps: Vindhuk
  • Vietnamese: Windhoek
  • Volapük: Windhoek
  • Võro: Windhoek
  • Waray (Philippines): Windhoek
  • Welsh: Windhoek
  • Western Frisian: Windhoek
  • Western Frisian: Wynhoeke
  • Western Mari: Виндхук
  • Western Panjabi: ونڈہوک
  • Wu Chinese: 溫得和克
  • Yiddish: ווינטהוק
  • Yoruba: Windhoek
  • Yue Chinese: 溫荷克
  • Zeeuws: Wind'oek
  • Zulu: Windhoek
  • Windɔkɩ

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