Swakopmund is a town at the coast of western Namibia, 352 km west of the Namibian capital Windhoek via the B2 essential road. It is the capital of the Erongo administrative district. The town has 44,725 population and covers 196 rectangular kilometres of land. The metropolis is situated within the Namib Desert and is the fourth biggest population centre in Namibia.
Swakopmund is a beach hotel and an example of German colonial architecture. It turned into founded in 1892 as the principle harbour for German South West Africa, and a small part of its populace continues to be German-talking nowadays.
Buildings within the metropolis consist of the Altes Gefängnis prison, designed by means of Heinrich Bause in 1909. The Woermannhaus, built in 1906 with a outstanding tower, is now a public library. Attractions in Swakopmund consist of a Swakopmund Museum, the National Marine Aquarium, a crystal gallery and outstanding sand dunes near Langstrand south of the Swakop River. Outside the city, the Rossmund Desert Golf Course is considered one of handiest 5 all-grass desolate tract golf courses in the world. Nearby is a farm that gives camel rides to vacationers and the Martin Luther steam locomotive, dating from 1896 and deserted within the barren region.