Ariamsvlei

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Ariamsvlei
Ariamsvlei is located in Namibia
Ariamsvlei
Ariamsvlei
Location in Namibia
Coordinates: 28°7′S 19°49′E / 28.117°S 19.817°E / -28.117; 19.817Coordinates: 28°7′S 19°49′E / 28.117°S 19.817°E / -28.117; 19.817
Country  Namibia
Region ǁKaras Region
Constituency Karasburg Constituency
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 500 to 600

Ariamsvlei is a settlement of about 500 people in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia and a small border post between Namibia and South Africa, located 180 kilometres (110 mi) south-east of Karasburg on the national road B3. It lies at 804 metres (2641 ft) above sea level. The border post on the South African side is called Nakop.

Ariamsvlei is an important rest stop for long distance trucks, and a railway stop on the line between Windhoek and Upington. It belongs to the Karasburg electoral constituency.[2] The settlement has a petrol station, a shop, and a restaurant.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacobs, Clemencia (8 April 2016). "Lack of development irks Ariamsvlei community". New Era. 
  2. ^ Sasman, Catherine (10 November 2010). "Karas profile". New Era.