Koës

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Koës
settlement
KoesBird'sEyeView.jpg
Bird's Eye View of Koës (2015)
Koës is located in Namibia
Koës
Koës
Location in Namibia
Coordinates: 25°57′S 19°07′E / 25.950°S 19.117°E / -25.950; 19.117
Country  Namibia
Region ǁKaras Region
Constituency Keetmanshoop Rural constituency
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Climate BWh
Pronunciation of Koës


Koës is a village in the ǁKaras Region of south-eastern Namibia. It is situated on the edge of the Kalahari desert and belongs to the Keetmanshoop Rural electoral constituency.[1] The average annual rainfall is about 150-200 mm.

Politics[edit]

Koës is governed by a village council that currently has five seats.[2]

The 2015 local authority election was won by the SWAPO party which gained three seats (336 votes). One seat each went to the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA, 105 votes) and the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP, 57 votes).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sasman, Catherine (10 November 2010). "Karas profile". New Era. Archived from the original on 15 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Know Your Local Authority". Election Watch (3). Institute for Public Policy Research. 2015. p. 4. 
  3. ^ "Local elections results". Electoral Commission of Namibia. 28 November 2015. p. 3. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015.