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The capital of Namibia, in the central part of the country. Originally the headquarters of a Nama leader, it was occupied by German forces in 1885 and made the capital of the German colony of South-West Africa in 1892.


(ˈwɪntˌhʊk; ˈvɪnt-)
(Placename) the capital of Namibia, in the centre, at an altitude of 1654 m (5428 ft): formerly the capital of German South West Africa. Pop: 252 000 (2005 est)



the capital of Namibia, in the central part. 161,000.
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Noun1.Windhoek - capital of Namibia in the center of the country
Namibia, Republic of Namibia, South West Africa - a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
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Global Banking News-February 20, 2018--Bank Windhoek commences Renminbi trading to boost business transactions
Bureaucratic processes within government have been fingered as the primary source of delay in the construction of the proposed Goreangab Waterfront project in Windhoek.
Bank Windhoek and the Youth Council embarked on a strategic partnership that allows Small and Medium Enterprises owned by youth between the age of 18 and 35, to acquire capital for business expansion.
Air Namibia is offering scheduled flights between Windhoek and Harare (on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays offering onward connectivity with Cape Town, Johannesburg, Walvis Bay, Accra and Frankfurt), complementing their direct flights daily between Windhoek and Victoria Falls.
Business development manager Adejare Adesanya said: "We expect interest in the wider availability of Windhoek to be brisk, and are well prepared to support stockists with relevant point-of-sale and support material throughout its launch period.
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I haven't seen any city as clean as Windhoek in my life
Namibia Breweries, the sole brewer in Namibia, started brewing beer in 1920 and currently operates two breweries: one in the capital of Namibia, Windhoek and one in the coastal town of Swakopmund.
Global Banking News-February 22, 2016--Bank Windhoek opens new office
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He said, "I have a special relationship with the Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple project, as it was my very first assignment to officiate at a Bank Windhoek event back in 2011, more than three years on, I am still amazed at how Namibians can stand together to work towards a common cause.