Geography and history

The Otjozondjupa Province is situated in the central parts of Namibia. It has a total population of approximately 143 000 residents and its capital is Otjiwarongo. The area is well-known for being the host of the Waterberg Plateau Park and cattle farming activities. The province borders on the country of Botswana and six other provinces of the country – Omaheke, Khomas, Erongo, Kunene, Oshikoto and Kavango. This province borders more provinces than any other in Namibia.

The capital city of Otjiwarongo is situated near some of the best game reserves and nature parks in the country. This city has many German-speaking residents and tourists can experience the German influence while visiting this city. Tourists are encouraged to visit the town of Grootfontein with its many hot water springs. This town is also host to the world’s largest meteorite known as the Hoba meteorite.


The Otjozondjupa Province a great variety of tourist accommodation options for those who would like to stay over. You will find many bed and breakfasts, hotels, self-catering units, lodges, resorts and camping sites in the area. Please view our accommodation directory for a complete list of places to stay in the area.


The Otjozondjupa Province’s business community is thriving thanks to tourist interest and all the nearby attractions. There are loads of shops, stalls, souvenirs and products to suit your every need. The restaurants in the area are all budget-friendly and there is something for every taste. Please go to our business directory for more information on all the businesses in the region. Activities and attractions in this province are in abundance. Please see our activities directory for a full list of things to do.