Otavi Tourist Attractions Namibia
Otavi is a small town in the northern Region of Namibia. There are grocery stores gas stations, banks and a number of other small business. It has a population of just over 500 people.
Once a prominent mining town it is now primarily reliant on agricultural activity and together with Tsumeb and Grootfontein forms part of Namibia's Maize Triangle.
On July 1st 1915, the German Army was defeated at Otavi by South African troops. On July 9th they surrendered and signed the Khorab Peace Treaty. The Khorab Memorial (1920) is a testimony to this event, and can be found a few miles outside of Otavi.