Flight tickets from Sishen to Windhoek

, Namibia Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. Located in the country’s Central Highland plateau, Windhoek is an exciting, vibrant city that offers visitors a unique insight into the culture of Namibia. From its windswept, sun-drenched streets to its attractions, activities, and landmarks, there is something for everyone in Windhoek. Come explore the capital of the beautiful African country of Namibia!

Getting to Know Windhoek

Windhoek is the capital and largest city of Namibia. The population of Windhoek is estimated to be 325,000. Windhoek is situated in the South African Central Time Zone, which is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. English is the official language of Windhoek, but there are many other languages spoken here, such as Afrikaans, Herero, Oshiwambo and Damara Nama. The Namibian Dollar is the official currency of Windhoek, but the South African Rand is also accepted.

Climate and Weather

Windhoek is the capital city of Namibia and is situated in a valley between the Khomas Highland, Auas, and Eros mountains. It has a subtropical semi-arid climate with hot, sunny days, and cool to cold nights. Windhoek has a mild climate, with average summer temperatures reaching into the late 30’s Celsius (upper 90’s Fahrenheit), and winter temperatures getting down to single digits Celsius (above freezing). The city experiences a good amount of sunshine year-round, but the intensity and duration of summer sunshine is much greater than winter sunshine. On certain days, dust devils and haboobs (severe dust storms) can be seen. The area receives an average of 250–350 mm (10–14 in) of rainfall a year, and the less populated northwestern parts of Namibia receive about half of that amount of precipitation.

Touring Windhoek: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Windhoek, the Hosea Kutako International Airport and the Eros Airport. You can get from the Hosea Kutako International Airport to downtown Windhoek via taxi or ride-sharing app and the cost varies depending on the destination. You can also change money at the airport, if you wish.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Windhoek

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