ǁKaras Region

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ǁKaras Region
Location of the ǁKaras Region in Namibia
Location of the ǁKaras Region in Namibia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 26°34′S 18°08′E / 26.567°S 18.133°E / -26.567; 18.133
CountryNamibia
CapitalKeetmanshoop
Area
 • Total161,514 km2 (62,361 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total77,421
 • Density0.48/km2 (1.2/sq mi)
Time zoneSouth African Standard Time: UTC+2
Fish River Canyon

ǁKaras is a region in Namibia. The capital is Keetmanshoop. It was originally called "Karas Region" until the name was changed in August 2013 to include the "ǁ" symbol.[3]

Aletta Fredericks became Governor in 2020.[4]

The Karas mountain range is in the southern part. Fish River Canyon is also in the region.

There are 7 constituencies:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Namibia's Population by Region". Election Watch. Institute for Public Policy Research (1): 3. 2013.
  2. "Karas 2011 Census Regional Profile" (PDF). Statistics Namibia. Retrieved 10 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. https://allafrica.com/stories/201308090372.html
  4. "Goodbye". Namibian Sun. 10 April 2020. p. 1.