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Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop (kētˈmäns-hŏpˌ) [key], 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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