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Windhoek (Windhuk; ǀAiǁgams; Otjomuise) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. [1]

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A. Shipena Secondary School

Ananias Shipena Secondary School is a secondary school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Abmerk Shindjuu

Abmerk Shindjuu (born 21 November 1981 in Windhoek, Namibia) is a Namibian professional boxer from Windhoek.

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Academia Secondary School

Academia Secondary School is a secondary school in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa (አዲስ አበባ,, "new flower"; or Addis Abeba (the spelling used by the official Ethiopian Mapping Authority); Finfinne "natural spring") is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia.

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African Stars F.C.

The African Stars Football Club are a Namibian football club from Windhoek.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Air Namibia

Air Namibia (Pty) Limited, which trades as Air Namibia, is the national airline of Namibia, headquartered in Windhoek.

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Airlink

SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd., known and trading simply as Airlink, is an airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Allgemeine Zeitung (Namibia)

The Allgemeine Zeitung (literally in English "General Newspaper") founded in 1916, is the oldest daily newspaper in Namibia and the only German-language daily in Africa.

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Aloe littoralis

Aloe littoralis is a flowering succulent plant native to arid regions in South Tropical Africa and Southern Africa.

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Alte Feste

The Alte Feste (Old Fortress) is a fortress and museum in downtown Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.

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Aquifer

An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt).

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Aranos

Aranos is a settlement in Hardap Region, Namibia.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Augustineum Secondary School

The Augustineum, established in 1866, is among the oldest schools in Namibia.

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Baseball

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Black Africa S.C.

Black Africa Sports Club is a Namibian football team from Katutura, Windhoek that plays in the Namibia Premier League.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American long-haul, mid-size widebody, twin-engine jet airliner made by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Brakwater

Brakwater (Afrikaans: brackish water) is a settlement north of Windhoek in the Khomas Region of Namibia.

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Bremen

The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.

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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.

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Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second-busiest airport in South Africa and third-busiest in Africa.

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Carl Hugo Hahn

Carl Hugo Hahn (1818–1895) was a German missionary and linguist who worked in South Africa and South-West Africa for most of his life.

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Centaurus High School

Centaurus High School (CHS) is a secondary school located in Lafayette, Colorado, United States.

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Christ Church, Windhoek

The Christ Church (or Christuskirche) is a historic landmark and Lutheran church in Windhoek, Namibia, designed by architect Gottlieb Redecker.

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Cimbebasia (Windhoek suburb)

Cimbebasia is suburb situated in Southern Windhoek, Namibia.

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College of the Arts, Windhoek

The College of the Arts (Cota) is an institution of arts education in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Concordia College (Namibia)

Concordia College is a school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Condor Flugdienst

Condor Flugdienst GmbH, branded as Condor, is a German leisure airline based in Frankfurt.

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Cosmos High School

Cosmos High School is a polytechnical school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Curt von François

Curt Karl Bruno von François (2 October 1852 – 28 December 1931) was a German geographer, cartographer, Schutztruppe officer and commissioner of the imperial colonial army of the German Empire, particularly in German South West Africa (today's Namibia) where he was responsible on behalf of Kaiser for the foundation of the city of Windhoek on 18 October 1890 and the harbor of Swakopmund on 4 August 1892.

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Danish Meteorological Institute

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI; Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut) is the official Danish meteorological institute, administrated by the Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate.

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Dawid Bezuidenhout High School

Dawid Bezuidenhout is a high school in the suburb of Khomasdal in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Delta Secondary School Windhoek

Delta Secondary School Windhoek (DSSW, Delta Oberschule Windhoek, DOSW) previously known as Deutsche Oberschule Windhoek, is a government secondary school in Namibia.

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Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek

The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule, or DHPS as it is commonly known, is a private school in Namibia.

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Deutscher Wetterdienst or DWD for short, is the German Meteorological Office, based in Offenbach am Main, Germany, which monitors weather and meteorological conditions over Germany and provides weather services for the general public and for nautical, aviational or agricultural purposes.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Douala

Douala (Duala) is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital.

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Eenhana

Eenhana (IPA) is the capital town of the Ohangwena Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola.

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Electoral Commission of Namibia

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is an agency of the Government of Namibia.

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Eros Airport

Eros Airport or Windhoek Eros Airport is an airport serving Windhoek, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia.

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Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ (Yäitəyop̣əya äyärə mänəgädə); የኢትዮጵያ (Yäitəyop̣əya) in short), formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia's flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government.

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Eurowings

Eurowings GmbH is a German low-cost airline headquartered in Düsseldorf and a fully owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group.

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F.C. Civics Windhoek

The FC Civics Windhoek is a Namibian football club based in Windhoek.

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Foreign relations of Namibia

Namibia follows a largely independent foreign policy, with strong affiliations with states that aided the independence struggle, including Libya and Cuba.

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.

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Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main, also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen) is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world's leading financial centres.

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Franz Heinrich Kleinschmidt

Franz Heinrich Kleinschmidt (1812–1864) was a German missionary and linguist who worked in southern Africa, now in the region of Namibia.

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Gaborone

Gaborone (English) is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, about 10% of the total population of Botswana.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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German South West Africa

German South West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919.

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Gibeon, Namibia

Gibeon (Nama: Khaxa-tsûs) is a village in Gibeon Constituency in the Hardap Region of Namibia.

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Gobabis

Gobabis is a city in eastern Namibia.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Greenwell Matongo

Greenwell Matongo is a suburb in the city of Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia.

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Groot Aub

Groot Aub (Groß Aub) is a settlement located approximately south of Windhoek, in the Hardap Region of Namibia.

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Groot Winterhoek

The Groot Winterhoek mountains are located in the Western Cape province of South Africa and are part of the Cape Fold Belt.

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Guineafowl

Guineafowl (sometimes called "pet speckled hen", or "original fowl" or guineahen) are birds of the family Numididae in the order Galliformes.

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Hakahana

Hakahana is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Harare

Harare (officially named Salisbury until 1982) is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe.

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Havana

Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.

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Heinitzburg

Heinitzburg (originally Heynitzburg, Heinitz' castle) is one of the three castles in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Herero and Namaqua genocide

The Herero and Nama genocide was a campaign of racial extermination and collective punishment that the German Empire undertook in German South West Africa (now Namibia) against the Ovaherero and the Nama.

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Herero language

Herero (Otjiherero) is a language of the Bantu subfamily of the Niger–Congo group.

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Herero people

The Herero are an ethnic group inhabiting parts of Southern Africa.

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Heroes' Acre (Namibia)

The Heroes' Acre is an official war memorial of the Republic of Namibia.

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Hilton Hotels & Resorts (formerly known as Hilton Hotels) is a global brand of full-service hotels and resorts and the flagship brand of Hilton.

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Hochland Park

Hochland Park (also Hochlandpark, seldom Highland Park) is a residential suburb in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Hosea Kutako International Airport

Hosea Kutako International Airport is the main international airport of Namibia, serving the capital city Windhoek.

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Hospitality Association of Namibia

The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) is a trade association for the hospitality sector in Namibia, Africa.

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Hot spring

A hot spring is a spring produced by the emergence of geothermally heated groundwater that rises from the Earth's crust.

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ICC Intercontinental Cup

The ICC Intercontinental Cup is a first-class cricket tournament organised by the International Cricket Council as part of its cricket development programme.

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Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School

Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School is a public school in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Independence Avenue (Windhoek)

In Windhoek, Namibia, Independence Avenue runs through the heart of downtown and is "easily explored by foot".

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Independence Memorial Museum (Namibia)

The Independence Memorial Museum is a historical museum in Windhoek, Namibia.

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International University of Management

The International University of Management is a private, state-recognized university based in Windhoek, Namibia with campuses in Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Ongwediva and Nkurenkuru.

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Istanbul

Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.

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Jackal

Jackals are medium-sized omnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes wolves, coyotes and the domestic dog.

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Jan Jonker Afrikaner High School

Jan Jonker Afrikaner is a senior secondary school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Jan Mohr Secondary School

Jan Möhr Secondary School is a school situated in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.

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Jonker Afrikaner

Jonker Afrikaner (1785, Roode Zand near Tulbagh, South Africa – 18 August 1861, Okahandja, South West Africa) was the fourth Captain of the Orlam in South West Africa, succeeding his father, Jager Afrikaner, in 1823.

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Kalahari Desert

The Kalahari Desert is a large semi-arid sandy savanna in Southern Africa extending for, covering much of Botswana, parts of Namibia and regions of South Africa.

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Katutura

Katutura (Otjiherero for The place where people do not want to live) is a township of Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Khoekhoe language

The Khoekhoe language, Khoekhoegowab, also known by the ethnic term Nama and formerly as Hottentot, is the most widespread of those non-Bantu languages of southern Africa that contain "click" sounds and have therefore been loosely classified as Khoisan.

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Khomas Region

Khomas is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia.

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Khomasdal

Khomasdal is a suburb of Namibia's capital of Windhoek in the Khomas Region.

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King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport, abbreviated KSIA, is the primary airport serving Durban, South Africa.

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Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.

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Klein Windhoek

Klein Windhoek (Dutch, literally: Windhoek Minor) is an affluent suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Kleine Kuppe

Kleine Kuppe (English: Small hilltop) is a residential suburb situated in the south of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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KLM

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands.

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Lüderitz

Lüderitz is a harbour town in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on one of the least hospitable coasts in Africa.

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Lüderitz Bay

Lüderitz Bay or Lüderitzbaai (Lüderitzbucht), also known as Angra Pequena ("small cove"), is a bay in the coast of Namibia, Africa.

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League of Nations

The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War.

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League of Nations mandate

A League of Nations mandate was a legal status for certain territories transferred from the control of one country to another following World War I, or the legal instruments that contained the internationally agreed-upon terms for administering the territory on behalf of the League of Nations.

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Lephalale

Lephalale or Ellisras is a coal mining town in the Limpopo province of South Africa immediately east of the Waterberg Coalfield.

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List of cemeteries in Windhoek

A complete list of cemeteries in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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List of mayors of Windhoek

The city of Windhoek, capital of Namibia, was officially founded on 18 October 1890 by Curt von François, an Imperial German colonial official in the Schutztruppe, to serve as capital of German South-West Africa.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Luanda

Luanda, formerly named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, is the capital and largest city in Angola, and the country's most populous and important city, primary port and major industrial, cultural and urban centre.

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Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia.

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Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

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Maltahöhe

Maltahöhe is a village in southern central Namibia close to the Swartrand escarpment, about 110 km west of Mariental in the Hardap Region.

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Mariental, Namibia

Mariental is a city of 10,000 inhabitants in south-central Namibia, lying on the B1 national road north of Keetmanshoop and southeast of Windhoek.

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Methodism

Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Millennium Challenge Corporation

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a bilateral United States foreign aid agency established by the U.S. Congress in 2004, applying a new philosophy toward foreign aid.

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Minor International

Minor International (MINT) is one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific Region, operating over 159 hotels and resorts, 2000 restaurants, and 307 retail trading outlets in Thailand and in 32 markets from Africa to Australia, including South America and Europe.

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Missionary

A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.

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Muesee Kazapua

Muesee Kazapua (born 1980) is a SWAPO politician based in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Nama people

Nama (in older sources also called Namaqua) are an African ethnic group of South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

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Namibia

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Namibia national cricket team

The Namibia cricket team is governed by Cricket Namibia, an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1992, at CricketArchive and became part of the High Performance Program in 2007.

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Namibia Press Agency

The Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA) is the national news agency of the Republic of Namibia.

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Namibia Tourism Board

The (NTB) is mandated by the Namibian Government as the regulatory and marketing body for tourism activities in Namibia, and is headquartered in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Namibia University of Science and Technology

Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), formerly known as Polytechnic of Namibia, is an institute of tertiary education in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Namibian local and regional elections, 2015

Namibia held elections for their local and regional councils on 27 November 2015.

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National Library of Namibia

The National Library of Namibia is the legal deposit and copyright library for Namibia.

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National Unity Democratic Organisation

The National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) is a political party in Namibia.

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New Era (Namibia)

The New Era is a daily national newspaper owned by the government of Namibia.

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O. R. Tambo International Airport

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Okahandja

Okahandja is a city of 24,100 inhabitants in Otjozondjupa Region, central Namibia, and the district capital of the Okahandja electoral constituency.

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Okuryangava

Okuryangava is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Ondangwa

Ondangwa (earlier spelling Ondangua), is a town of 23,000 inhabitants in the Oshana Region of northern Namibia, bordering Oshikoto Region.

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Ongwediva

Ongwediva is a town in the Oshana Region in the north of Namibia.

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Oorlam people

The Oorlam or Orlam people (also known as Orlaam, Oorlammers, Oerlams, or Orlamse Hottentots) are a subtribe of the Nama people, largely assimilated after their migration from the Cape Colony (today, part of South Africa) to Namaqualand and Damaraland (now in Namibia).

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Or (heraldry)

In heraldry, or (French for "gold") is the tincture of gold and, together with argent (silver), belongs to the class of light tinctures called "metals", or light colours.

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Oranjemund

Oranjemund (German for "Mouth of Orange") is a diamond mining town of 4,000 inhabitants situated in the ǁKaras Region of the extreme southwest of Namibia, on the northern bank of the Orange River mouth at the border to South Africa.

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Orlando Pirates S.C.

Orlando Pirates Sport Club are a Namibian football club from Katutura, Windhoek.

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Oshakati

Oshakati is a town of 37,000 inhabitants in the Oshana Region of Namibia.

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Otjomuise

Otjomuise (Otjiherero: place of steam) is a township in north-western Windhoek, Namibia.

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Outapi

Outapi wa Nakafingo na Temba, also Outapi or Uutapi and Ombalantu, is a town in northern Namibia near the border with Angola situated northwest of Oshakati.

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Parliament Gardens

Parliament Gardens is a small park in downtown Windhoek, Namibia.

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Parliament of Namibia

Parliament is the law-making body of Namibia legislature.

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Pastoral

A pastoral lifestyle (see pastoralism) is that of shepherds herding livestock around open areas of land according to seasons and the changing availability of water and pasture.

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Paulus Ambunda

Paulus Ambunda (born 6 August 1980) is a Namibian boxer who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics and is a former WBO Bantamweight champion.

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Paulus Moses

Paulus Moses (born 4 June 1978) is a Namibian professional boxer who held the WBA lightweight title from 2009 to 2010.

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Pioneers Park

Pioneers Park (also Pionierspark) is a suburb in the south of Windhoek, Namibia, in the Windhoek West parliamentary constituency.

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Popular Democratic Movement

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), formerly the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance and DTA of Namibia, is an amalgamation of political parties in Namibia, registered as one singular party for representation purposes.

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Protectorate

A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.

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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. (القطرية, Al Qatariyah), operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar.

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Raceme

A raceme is an unbranched, indeterminate type of inflorescence bearing pedicellate flowers (flowers having short floral stalks called pedicels) along its axis.

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Rail transport in Namibia

Rail service in Namibia is provided by TransNamib.

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Rally for Democracy and Progress (Namibia)

The Rally for Democracy and Progress is an opposition political party in Namibia.

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Ramblers F.C.

The Ramblers is a Namibian football club from Pionierspark, Windhoek.

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Regions of Namibia

The administrative divisions of Namibia are tabled by Delimitation Commissions and accepted or declined by the National Assembly.

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Rehoboth, Namibia

Rehoboth is a town of 30,000 inhabitants in central Namibia just north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Reiterdenkmal, Windhoek

The Equestrian Monument, more commonly known under its German original name Reiterdenkmal and the name Südwester Reiter (Rider of South West), is a statue in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Republikein

Republikein ("Republican") is an Afrikaans-language newspaper published daily in Namibia and the largest Afrikaans newspaper in terms of print circulation.

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Rhenish Missionary Society

The Rhenish Missionary Society (Rhenish of the river Rhine) was one of the largest missionary societies in Germany.

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Rugby football

Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.

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Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is a men's rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams.

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Saint Helena

Saint Helena is a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of Rio de Janeiro and 1,950 kilometres (1,210 mi) west of the Cunene River, which marks the border between Namibia and Angola in southwestern Africa.

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Samora Machel Constituency

Samora Machel Constituency (formerly known as Wanaheda Constituency) is a constituency in Windhoek in the Khomas Region of central Namibia.

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San Antonio

San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.

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Sanderburg

Sanderburg (Sander's castle) is the smallest of three castles in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Schutztruppe

Schutztruppe ("protection force") was the official name of the colonial troops in the African territories of the German colonial empire from the late 19th century to 1918.

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Schwerinsburg

Schwerinsburg (Schwerin's castle) is the biggest of three castles in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Semi-arid climate

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Shanty town

A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of improvised housing which is known as shanties or shacks, made of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.

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SK Windhoek

The Sport Klub Windhoek, also known as SK Windhoek, SKW, and Cymot SKW due to sponsorship reasons, is a Namibian sports club based in Windhoek.

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South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA) is the flag carrier airline of South Africa.

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South African Standard Time

South African Standard Time (SAST) is the time zone used by all of South Africa, Botswana as well as Swaziland and Lesotho.

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St. Mary's Cathedral, Windhoek

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St. Paul's College, Namibia

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Stampriet

Stampriet is a village in Hardap Region, Namibia.

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Supreme Court of Namibia

The Supreme Court of Namibia is the supreme court in all legal matters of the laws of Namibia.

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SWAPO

SWAPO, formerly the South West African People's Organisation (Südwestafrikanische Volksorganisation, SWAVO; Suidwes-Afrikaanse Volk-Organisasie, SWAVO) and officially known as SWAPO Party of Namibia, is a political party and former independence movement in Namibia.

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TAAG Angola Airlines

TAAG Angola Airlines E.P. (TAAG Linhas Aéreas de Angola E.P.) is the state-owned national airline of Angola.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Namibian

The Namibian is the largest daily newspaper in Namibia.

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The Ramblers

The Ramblers, formally known as The Ramblers' Association, is the largest walkers' rights organisation in Great Britain, and aims to represent the interests of walkers (or ramblers).

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Tianjin

Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the four national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 11th-most populous city proper.

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Tintenpalast

The Tintenpalast (German for "Ink Palace") is the seat of both chambers of the Parliament of Namibia, the National Council and the National Assembly.

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Tourism in Namibia

Tourism in Namibia is a major industry, contributing N$7.2 billion to the country's gross domestic product.

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Town privileges

Town privileges or borough rights were important features of European towns during most of the second millennium.

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Trans Namib Ground

Trans Namib Ground (also known as the Centre for Cricket Development Ground) is a cricket ground in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Tribal chief

A tribal chief is the leader of a tribal society or chiefdom.

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Trossingen

Trossingen is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Tulbagh

Tulbagh, named after Dutch Cape Colony Governor Ryk Tulbagh, is a town located in the "Land van Waveren" mountain basin (also known as the Tulbagh basin), in the Winelands of the Western Cape, South Africa.

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Turnhalle (Windhoek)

The Turnhalle (gymnasium) is a building in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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United Ground

United Ground is a cricket ground in Windhoek, Namibia.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Namibia

The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the largest University in Namibia.

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Valletta

Valletta is the capital city of Malta, colloquially known as "Il-Belt" (lit. "The City") in Maltese.

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Vantaa

Vantaa (Vanda) is a city and municipality in Finland.

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Victoria Falls Airport

Victoria Falls Airport is an international airport serving the Victoria Falls tourism industry, and is south of the town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

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Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay (Afrikaans Walvisbaai, German Walfischbucht or Walfischbai, all meaning "Whale Bay") is a city in Namibia and the name of the bay on which it lies.

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Wanderers Cricket Ground

Wanderers Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Wetzlar

Wetzlar is a city located in the state of Hesse, Germany.

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Wilhelm Sander

Wilhelm Sander (10 December 1860 in Berlin – 22 November 1930 in Lüderitz) was a master architect and contractor working for Sander & Kock known for his work in German South West Africa, today's Namibia.

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Windhoek Afrikaanse Privaatskool

Windhoek Afrikaanse Privaatskool, commonly referred to as WAP, is a private school in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Windhoek Central Business District

Windhoek Central Business District (short: Windhoek Central) is the inner city area of Windhoek, capital of Namibia.

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Windhoek Country Club Resort

The Windhoek Country Club Resort is a multi-use resort outside of Windhoek, Namibia owned by Legacy Hotels and Resorts International.

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Windhoek Gymnasium Private School

Windhoek Gymnasium Private School (Windhoek Gymnasium) is a private school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Windhoek High School

Windhoek High School (WHS) is a school in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Windhoek International School

Windhoek International School (known locally as the International School or WIS) is an independent, co-educational, international school located in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Windhoek Public Library

Windhoek Public Library is a public library in downtown Windhoek, Namibia.

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Windhoek railway station

Windhoek railway station (Bahnhof Windhuk) is a railway station serving the city of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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Windhoek West

Windhoek West is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Zoo Park

Zoo Park is a public park on Independence Avenue in downtown Windhoek, Namibia.

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2003 Cricket World Cup

The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windhoek

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