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About Ondangwa



Ondangwa (also Ondangua), is a town of 11,000 inhabitants in the Oshana Region of northern Namibia, bordering Oshikoto Region. Ondangwa means the end of the Ondonga area (Ondonga is one of the kingdoms of Ovamboland). Located about 80 km (50 mi) from the Angolan border, Ondangwa is situated along the B1. It is one of the places of residence of the Kings of Ondonga. (currently King Eliphas Kauluma, father to the reigning king lives here). Most of the residents of the town speak Oshindonga.

Ondangwa is the district capital of the Ondangwa electoral constituency. It receives a mean annual of rainfall of 450 millimetres (18 in), although in the 2010/2011 rainy season rainfall was over 1,000 millimetres (39 in)