‘Otjiwarongo’ means beautiful place in Otjiherero. Located in the centre of Namibia, this vibrant town serves as the gateway to the north, west, south and east of the country. It lies 250km north of the capital city Windhoek, 380km east of the port city, Walvis Bay and 600km south of Oshikango on the border with Angola. It is situated on the main road to the legendary Etosha Park, while it is also in close proximity of other popular sceneries such as the Waterberg Plateau Park and the Cheetah Conservation Fund. The town is the regional capital of the vast Otjozondjupa region, and serves as a major business and shopping hub for a number of smaller towns and the surrounding commercial farming community.