Windhoek East

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Windhoek East constituency (yellow) in the Khomas Region (dark grey)

Windhoek East is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. It consists of the upper-class suburbs of Windhoek: Auasblick, Avis, Klein Windhoek, Ludwigsdorf, Luxury Hill, Olympia, and Suiderhof. As of 2010 its population is 12.674.[1]

Windhoek East is the most affluent constituency of Windhoek, most embassies, private schools, private medical facilities, and shopping malls are located here, and the education rate of the inhabitants is high. All its roads are tarred. There is a concerning crime rate but the offenders come from other constituencies.[1]

Politics[edit]

Nic Kruger, a member of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), won the constituency in the 2010 local and regional elections.[2]

The 2015 regional election were won by SWAPO whose Ruusa Namuhuja gained 1,795 votes. Jens Schneider of the RDP came second with 1,169 votes, followed by Raymond Reginald Diergaardt of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA) with 743 votes.[3]

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Coordinates: 22°34′S 17°06′E / 22.567°S 17.100°E / -22.567; 17.100