Kapako Constituency

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Kapako constituency (yellow) in the Kavango Region (dark grey)

Kapako is a constituency in the Kavango West region of Namibia. It has 25,653 inhabitants,[1] the district centre is the settlement of Kapako.

The constituency contains the settlements of Gcugcuma and Siyandeya.[2]

There is a bilateral agreement with Angola to allow mutual near-border immigration without travel documents. This applies to a maximum distance of 30 km, it is invalid for tourists.[citation needed]

Politics[edit]

As in all Kavango West constituencies, SWAPO won the 2015 regional election by a landslide. Johannes Hamba Karondo received 4,600 votes, followed by Modestus Karupu Hamutenya of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA, 194 votes) and Alex Siremo of the All People's Party (APP, 178 votes).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Constituencies of Namibia, 2004
  2. ^ "Presidential and National Assembly Elections 2009". Supplement to several Namibian newspapers. Electoral Commission of Namibia. November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Regional Council Election Results 2015" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Namibia. 3 December 2015. p. 7. 

Coordinates: 17°54′S 19°34′E / 17.900°S 19.567°E / -17.900; 19.567