Avis Dam

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Coordinates: 22°34′29.16″S 17°7′45.62″E / 22.5747667°S 17.1293389°E / -22.5747667; 17.1293389

Avis Dam in April 2009

The Avis Dam is a dam outside of Windhoek, Namibia. It was built in 1933 by the South African colonial authorities. It first flooded in April 1934, but only exceeded 75% again in 2007.[1]


There are at least 187 different species of birds.


  1. ^ Friends of Avis Dam AvisDam.org