Southern Namibia

Southern Namibia is a region in Namibia.

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A large 26 000km2 area known as the Sperrgebiet (Forbidden Territory) is located in the south west corner of Namibia near Lüderitz. This area is rich in gem quality diamonds and has restricted access. One can however enter the area as part of an organized tour.

The Fish River Canyon located in a national park in the south of this region is the second largest in the world (after the Grand Canyon in the USA)

However, this does not include the Copper Canyon (http://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Copper_Canyon).

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info and contact details todrive through restricted area to oranjemund

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