Oshikoto Region

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Oshikoto Region
The Oshikoto Region in Namibia
The Oshikoto Region in Namibia
CountryNamibia
CapitalOmuthiya
Area
 • Total38,685 km2 (14,936 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total181,973
 • Density4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneSouth African Standard Time: UTC+2

Oshikoto is a region in Namibia. The capital is Omuthiya. It is named after Lake Otjikoto.[3]

Until 2008, the capital city was Tsumeb.

There are eleven constituencies:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Namibia's Population by Region". Election Watch. Institute for Public Policy Research (1): 3. 2013.
  2. "Oshikoto 2011 Census Regional Profile" (PDF). Statistics Namibia. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  3. Heita, Desie (13 November 2015). "Oshikoto scores big in development budget". New Era. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2020.

Coordinates: 18°30′S 17°00′E / 18.500°S 17.000°E / -18.500; 17.000