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Oshivelo is located in Namibia
Location in Namibia
Coordinates: 18°37′S 17°10′E / 18.617°S 17.167°E / -18.617; 17.167
Country Namibia
RegionOshikoto Region
 • HeadmanNation Nashikaku[1]
3,583 ft (1,092 m)
Time zoneUTC+2 (South African Standard Time)

Oshivelo is a settlement in northern Namibia.

Transport and infrastructure[edit]

Oshivelo has a clinic that in 2014 was refurbished and named after Catherine Bullen, a woman that died here in 2002 due to inadequate facilities.[1]

In early 2005, the new Northern Railway reached Oshivelo with a 89 kilometres (55 mi) section from Tsumeb. By mid-2006, it had reached Ondangwa, and. A train service known as the Omugulugwombashe Star traveled weekly on this track until the locomotives broke down after a few rounds of service.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Clinic named after Catherine Bullen". New Era. 18 July 2014. p. 1.
  2. ^ "Chinese rails for Oshikango railway". The Namibian. 13 November 2009. Archived from the original on 7 June 2011.

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Coordinates: 18°37′S 17°10′E / 18.617°S 17.167°E / -18.617; 17.167