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The park can be entered through either Von Lindequist (Namutoni) or Andersson Gate (Okaukuejo).

It is one of the Africa's largest parks covering area of 22 270 square kilometres. The Etosha pan's size is 4 590 square kilometres, while all pans cover more than 5 100 square kilometres. The word ''etosha'' means place of dry water guesthouses padstow or, according to other sources, huge, white area.

Game Reserve 2, proclaimed by German Governor Friedrich Von Lindequist in 1907, comprised the Etosha pan and guesthouses hermanus most of Kaokoland and covered almost 100 000 square kilometres. The park was reduced in 1947 by allocating Kaokoland to Herero. According to recommendations of Odendaal Commission (1962) park's area was reduced even further.

The present size of the park is 77 per cent less than before the Odendaal Commission.

Game tend to stay closer to water holes and chances to spot species are better.

The rainy season normally begins at the end of October - beginning guesthouses hermanus of November. Average rainfall paignton guesthouses figures: Okaukuejo: 412 mm, Halali: 430 mm, Namutoni: 442 mm. The oldest camp in the park, opened in October 1957, is the home of Etosha Ecological Institute. Established in the guesthouses hermanus end of last century as a control post to combat the spread of foot-and-mouth disease of cattle, illegal hunting and gun trading.

Attractions: water guesthouses hermanus tower (1963), floodlit water hole guesthouses salisbury in the camp frequently visited by elephants, guesthouses hermanus rhinos, lions and different species of antelopes. The first fort (1902-03), erected as a border post and was guesthouses hermanus attacked in 1904 by 500 Ovambos.

The garrison of seven German soldiers successfully defended fort for the vientiane guesthouses whole day and retreated later during the night. After Herero uprising Namutoni fort was rebuild and later used as a police post but guesthouses hermanus during the course of time fall in disuse.

Restoration works began on the end of 30s when one of the towers was destroyed by lightning.

In 1950 the Namutoni fort was declared a National Monument.

The restaurant, additional accommodation units and shop were added in 1983.

The name derived from the sound of traditional German hunting horn used to announce the end of the hunt.

The vegetation groups can be identified as follows: grass plains along the pan (e.g. Andoni, Chudob), mopane woodland (Okerfontein), mixed thorns and terminalias (Namutoni), dense woodlands (tamboti, thorns, mopane) (Namutoni-Okerfontein). The guesthouses hermanus average height of the park guesthouses hermanus is around 1000 m above sea guesthouses hermanus level.

Attention : SPEED LIMIT IN THE guesthouses hermanus PARK IS 60 KMH Accommodation in the area:Namibia lies in the South West of Africa, just above guesthouses South hermanus Africa and below Angola.

To the east is Botswana and to the west is the Atlantic Ocean.

Namibia is a sparsely populated country guesthouses hermanus full of wide-open spaces guesthouses in cavan including the spectacular Namib Desert guesthouses hermanus and the bleak Skeleton Coast. Namibia is also rich in wildlife and has the magnificent Etosha National Park - one of Africas best game reserves.

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Etosha, with its wealth of animals and plants alike, lies guesthouses in the north of Namibia and guesthouses covers an area of 22 270km it is one of the largest game parks in Africa.

The pans knysna guesthouses cover an guesthouses kyoto area of some guesthouses hermanus 5 140km; the Etosha pans size is 4 590km.

Halali , Namutoni, Onkoshi and Dolomite Camp.Accommodation options within Etosha National Park Part One Posted by Candice Winterboer in Destinations and Attractions.