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Oniipa is located in Namibia
Location in Namibia
Coordinates: 17°55′00″S 16°02′00″E / 17.91667°S 16.03333°E / -17.91667; 16.03333
Country  Namibia
Region Oshikoto Region
Elevation 3,524 ft (1,074 m)
Time zone South African Standard Time (UTC+1)
Climate Cwa

Oniipa is a Town in the Oshikoto Region of northern Namibia and the district capital of the Oniipa electoral constituency. It lies just outside of Ondangwa.[1] It is the hometown of former Lutheran bishop and liberation leader Leonard Auala.[2]

There is also the well-known old church hospital called Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital, which was named after the first female nurse. Oniipa is also known with the history during the struggle of independence of this country, as the most known printing shop was burnt down by the boars.


  1. ^ Profile worldcitydb.com
  2. ^ Bishop Auala Centenary The Namibian, 25 September 2008

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Coordinates: 17°55′S 16°02′E / 17.917°S 16.033°E / -17.917; 16.033