Kalkfeld is a settlement in the Otjozondjupa region of Namibia
Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia , is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March...

. It is situated halfway between Omaruru
Omaruru may refer to:* Omaruru, Namibia* Omaruru Constituency* Omaruru River...

 and Otjiwarongo
Otjiwarongo is a city of 20,000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It is the district capital of the Otjiwarongo electoral constituency and also the capital of Otjozondjupa....

 on the national road C33 and belongs to the Omatako electoral constituency
Omatako Constituency
Omatako Constituency is an electoral constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia. It has 11,998 inhabitants and contains the settlements of Kalkfeld, Hochfeld and Ovitoto, as well as the Osire refugee camp and Osona military base....

. The place normally receives an annual average rainfall of 346 millimetres (13.6 in), although in the 2010/2011 rainy season 858 millimetres (33.8 in) were measured. Due to its location in former Damaraland
Damaraland was a name given to the north-central part of what later became Namibia, inhabited by the Damaras. It was bounded roughly by Ovamboland in the north, the Namib Desert in the west, the Kalahari Desert in the east, and Windhoek in the south....

, the majority of the inhabitants speak Khoekhoegowab or Otjiherero.


Kalkfeld is served by a station of the Namibia Railway Network
TransNamib is the railway parastatal of Namibia. Organised as a holding company, it provides freight by rail and road as well as passenger services. Its administration is located in Windhoek.-History:...

. Local residents often make use of donkey carts to get from point to point.


There is one primary school and one secondary school with only one class per grade as there are not a lot of children in the town.
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