Economy and infrastructure::Grootfontein


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Grootfontein is a railhead on TransNamib, the national railway and transport system. The next station to the west id Otavi. Grootfontein is also home of Namibia's main military base which housed several units of the now departed South African Defence Force. It has an airfield that can handle large transport carriers such as the Hercules C130, as well as commercial passenger aircraft.


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Grootfontein Show, an annual agricultural exhibition that takes place since 1911,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> is the second largest annual entrepreneurial exhibition in the country, after Windhoek Show.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

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