Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in the central Khomas Region, and had a population of 233,529 in the 2001 census but is now believed to be over 296,000 in 2008.
A former colony of Germany, previously the country was known as South West Africa hence German is one of the languages spoken in Namibia. The German colonial era came to an end during World War I when South African troops occupied Windhoek in May 1915 on behalf of the British Empire. Namibia was a protectorate of South Africe until recent times.
With Namibia’s independence from South African administration in 1990, the city experienced accelerated growth and development. Windhoek became the seat of the first, democratically elected government of the Republic of Namibia, headed by the president, Sam Nujoma.
Windhoek is served by two airports. The closest one is Eros 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the city for smaller craft, and Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport 42 kilometres (26 mi) east of the city. A number of foreign airlines operate to and from Windhoek. Air charters and helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft rentals are also available.
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