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Otjiherero Words and Phrases - Otjiwarongo, Herero, Okahandja, Omaheke Region, Katutura, Epupa Falls, Hakahana, Epupa Constituency (Paperback) Loot Price: R187 Discovery Miles 1 870
Otjiherero Words and Phrases - Otjiwarongo, Herero, Okahandja, Omaheke Region, Katutura, Epupa Falls, Hakahana, Epupa...
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Otjiherero Words and Phrases - Otjiwarongo, Herero, Okahandja, Omaheke Region, Katutura, Epupa Falls, Hakahana, Epupa Constituency (Paperback)

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Chapters: Otjiwarongo, Herero, Okahandja, Omaheke Region, Katutura, Epupa Falls, Hakahana, Epupa Constituency. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Otjiwarongo - The Herero people were the original settlers of this area, and they called the place Otjiwarongo, meaning "Place Where Fat Cattle Graze." The name is appropriate as Otjiwarongo is home to some of the biggest cattle-breeding companies in Namibia. German Namibians first settled in Otjiwarongo in 1900. A bloody war was fought in the area between the Hereros and the Germans in 1904 where many of the tribes people died. The Hereros where the only African settlers in the town until 1906 when few amount of Ovambo and Damara tribes migrated to the town for settlement. This happened when Otjiwarongo was established as an administration point for the Germans and officially became a town. A narrow-gauge railway was built from Swakopmund on the coast, to the Otavi copper mine which helped Otjiwarongo became a prosperous agricultural centre. The three tribes where separated like in many of Namibia's towns, where each lived in a separate neighborhood such as Ovambo Location, Damara Location and Herero Location respectively. The main interest for tourists is Otjiwarongo's proximity to the Waterberg Plateau Park. Otjiwarongo is home to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, an internationally-recognized organization dedicated to ensuring the long-term survival of the cheetah through research, conservation and education. Also about 50 miles from Otjiwarongo is Okonjima, the home of the Africat Foundation, a successful cheetah and leopard rehabilitation centre, with viewing made possible by staying at the adjacent Okonjima Lodge. On the edge of town is the Crocodile Ranch, one of the few captive breeding programs ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2477506

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-97016-4
Barcode: 9781156970164
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LSN: 1-156-97016-4

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