Otjiwarongo ("pleasant place" or "place where fat cattle graze") is situated in central-north Namibia. Otjiwarongo is one of Namibia’s main towns and conveniently situated between Windhoek and the main tourist attractions in the north including the Etosha National Park.
Attractions in and nearby Otjiwarongo include a crococile farm, Henschel’s old steam locomotive, the nearby Waterberg Plateau (a game and nature protected area), and the nearby Cheetah Conservation Fund Information Center. Known as one of Namibia’s fastest growing towns it has a neat and peaceful quality environment, many excellent facilities including supermarkets, banks, lodges and hotels. Some of Namibia's best-known private game farms and nature reserves are located around the town.