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The Orange River of Africa

The source of Africa's Orange River is in the Drakensberg Mountains of Lesotho. It is the longest River in South Africa and one of the longest rivers in all of Africa. The Orange River forms part of the border between Namibia and south Africa and it flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay.

Facts About the Orange River
LENGTH: Approximately 1370 miles
SOURCE: Thaba Putsoa, Maloti, and Drakensberg Mountains
MOUTH: Alexander Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
COUNTRIES: Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia
OTHER NAMES: Oranjerivier, Gariep River, Groote River, Senqu River

Lodges on the Orange River
- Namibian Orange River Lodges

Introduction to the Orange River
The Orange River on the southern edge of Namibia forms part of the order between Namibia and South Africa. It flows into the ocean near the border towns of Oranjemund, Namibia and Alexander Bay South Africa. Towns on the Namibia side of the Orange River, from west to heast, include Oranjemund, Noordoewer. and Ariamsvlei The source of the Orange River is in the mountains of Lesotho.

Namibia Orange River Section
- Orange River Lodges in Namibia
- Introduction to the Orange River of Namibia
- The Orange River: Namibia's Southern Border
- Canoe the Namibian Orange River

South Africa Orange River Section
- Canoe the South African Orange River

Mouth of the Orange River
- Alexander Bay in North Cape, South Africa
- Alexander Bay Tourism Web Site
EWISA "Orange River Mouth Wetland" Article
- Orange River Wetlands Need a Lifetime to Recover

Paddling on the Orange River
- Richtersveld National Park to Alexander Bay (about 50 miles)
- Felix Unite Orange River Canoe Trips
- Canoe the Namibian Orange River
- Canoe the South African Orange River

More Orange River Resources

Orange-Senqu River Commission
Organization founded to promote the equitable and sustainable development of resources on the Orange-Sengu River (aka the Orange River)

Wikipedia "Orange River" Article

Cape-Namibia Route Tourism
Information for visitors to Southern Namibia and the South African provinces of Northern Cape and Southern Cape, and the city of Cape Town in Western Cape. (includes some information for visitors to the Orange River area).

See also
More Natural Attractions of Adfrica
Other attractions in Africa
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