About Gobabis, Namibia
Gobabis is a city in the Omaheke Regio of east Namibia. The city is the capital of both the Omaheke Region and also the district and electoral constituency. The city is close to Namibia’s border to Botswana and also the Kalahari desert. The town serves as travel rest for travellers from and to Botswana. In 2011, the city had a resident population of 19,101. The city is primarily inhabited by the Herero people.
Most of the land in Gobabis city is used by the big cattle breeding farms, which Gobabis the nickname “Cattle Country”. The city is home to about 800 cattle-breeding farms. To attest to the city’s love for its cattle farms, a statue of a Brahman bull with “Cattle Country” boldly inscribed on the statue. While in town, you will also want to visit any of the 800 farms in the city. The farms keep turning some of the best cattle in the country. The city also serves a nice stop-over for travellers going to Botswana or South Africa via the Trans Kalahari Highway.
Recommended Hotels in Gobabis
The Harnas Wildlife Foundation in Gobabis provides camping accommodation and is in close proximity to nature tourist centres, the Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary and the Zelda Game Farm. Book your accommodation at the Harnas Wildlife Foundation and many other hotels in Gobabis here on Jumia Travel.