Keetmanshoop


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Keetmanshoop

(kēt`mäns-ho͝op'), town (1991 pop. 15,032), SE Namibia. It is the trade center for a region where karakul sheep are raised. Keetmanshoop was founded in 1866 as a German missionary station.
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Keetmanshoop

 

a city in Namibia (South West Africa); administrative center of the district of Keetmanshoop. Population, approximately 17,000 (1970). It is a transport junction and a center for astrakhan trade (skin of young karakul lambs).

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