Centre for the future Metropolitan area for Northern Namibia

Ongwediva is strategically located along the main traffic road connecting it to the two neighbor towns of Ondangwa and Oshakati. Ongwediva stands out as a town with emerging high quality of life indicators on which the town can build. The town has attractive natural surroundings which are well protected and will be developed further.

The town has plenty of open spaces, high quality residential areas and the opportunity to become the centre for the future metropolitan area for Northern Namibia.

Mission Statement

The Ongwediva Town Council is geared to serve its clients in a demand orientated, highly responsive and professional fashion, creating partnerships for the common good of all its residents and providing leadership in shaping the town’s future to make it a vibrant, investment friendly and safe centre in an emerging metropolitan area in the northern part of Namibia.


Ongwediva is developing as the leading town in the north of Namibia offering a high quality of life coupled with healthy lifestyles in a safe and attractive environment. It attracts intellectual capital and provides plenty of business opportunities in the service, professional and educational industries. In developing the town into a centre of service excellence, the Local Authority, business community and residents strive to achieve common, purposeful goals and create a sense of connectivity and partnership.