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.

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