By | May 15, 2021

Ohangwena Regional Council Job Vacancies

About Ohangwena

Ohangwena is one of the fourteen Regions of Namibia, situated on a flat plain lying approximately 1 100m above sea level in North-Central Namibia. The Region forms a long, narrow stretch along the Southern part of the Angolan border and measures approximately 10 703.2 square kilometer which is 1.3% of the total area of Namibia. In the north, it borders with Cunene and Cuando Cubango Provinces of Angola. Domestically, it borders the following regions: Kavango West on the east; Oshikoto Region on the South; Oshana Region on the South WEST and Omusati Region on the West.

The region is the second highest populated in Namibia, with 245 446 people (133,316 females and 112,130 males) (Census 2011), constituting 11.6% of Namibia’s total population. Fertility rate is 4.6 children per woman while life expectancy is 45 years for females and 43 for males.

The region lies on the Cuvelai basin which forms a very flat landscape with sediments of silt, clay and sandstone. The vegetation is characterized by Kalahari woodlands, shrubs and bushy concoction on the east and Cuvelai network of Oshanas on the west, acting as the drainage system bringing in water and sedimentary deposits from higher lying areas of Angola.

Ohangwena Constituency

The constituency is sharing boundaries with Oshikango Constituency on the North, Endola Constituency on the South, Omulonga Constituency on the Eastern part and Engela on the West.

Office Location    The constituency office is located at Onhuno location in the Helao Nafidi Town Council
Population    The constituency has a population size of 23851 inhabitants, as per 2011 National Housing Population Census of 2011
Number of Households    The constituency has about 4207 households that makes up to 9.62% of the total households in the region
Source of Income    Inhabitants here depend on social grand and farming as their main source of income.
Source of Water    The community here have piped water only a number of size survives on underground water wells, streams and Oshanas.

Contact Information


Private Bag 88011
Church Street, Eenhana

Tel: +264 65264300
Fax: +264 65263033


Public Relations Officer
+264 65 264 652330


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