Kunene Region

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Kunene Region
Motto(s): 
Unity, Development and Progress[1]
Location of the Kunene Region in Namibia
Location of the Kunene Region in Namibia
CountryNamibia
CapitalOpuwo
Area
 • Total115,260 km2 (44,500 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total86,856
 • Density0.75/km2 (2.0/sq mi)
Time zoneSouth African Standard Time: UTC+2

Kunene is a region in Namibia. The capital city is Opuwo.

The name comes from the Kunene River. It forms the northern border with Angola. Kunene's western edge is the Atlantic Ocean.

The region has seven constituencies:

References[change | change source]

  1. Gumbo, Selma (19 June 2018). "Kaujova re-elected as Kunene chairperson". New Era.
  2. "Namibia's Population by Region". Election Watch. Institute for Public Policy Research (1): 3. 2013.
  3. "Kunene 2011 Census Regional Profile" (PDF). Statistics Namibia. Retrieved 10 April 2020.

Coordinates: 18°03′20″S 13°50′26″E / 18.05556°S 13.84056°E / -18.05556; 13.84056