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Karibib is also home to Karibib Junior Secondary School and Ebenhaeser Primary School, situated in the Usab Location. Karibib Junior Secondary School emerged from Ebenhaeser Primary School when the latter was started offering classes beyond grade 7. The Navachab gold mine in Karibib has played a major role in developing the school. Karibib Junior Secondary School is situated in town and offers grade 8 to Grade 10.
Karibib Railway Station is a railway station serving the town of Karibib in Namibia. It is part of the TransNamib Railway.
Karibib constituency is a constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. It had a population of 11,784 in 2004. The district capital is the town of Karibib.
Schooling in Karibib started as a private missionary enterprise in 1902. From 1907 the Deutsche Schule Karibib (, also: Privatschule Karibib) operated in town, first as a government school of Imperial Germany, and after World War I as private school supported by German government. In 1965 it had 13 teachers and 53 learners. When competition from other German schools eroded its pupil base, the school closed down in 1986. The campus is currently leased to the similarly named but unrelated Karibib Private School.
The first school in Karibib was opened in 1902 by a missionary. In 1907 Deutsche Schule Karibib (DSK, , also: Privatschule Karibib) was opened in town, first as a government school of Imperial Germany, and after World War I as private school. When competition from other German schools eroded its pupil base, the school closed down in 1986. The campus is currently leased to the similarly named but unrelated Karibib Private School which sees itself as continuing the legacy of DSK.
Karibib is connected to the TransNamib railway network; Karibib Railway Station is situated downtown. The next station to the west is Kranzberg, the junction for the branch railways to Tsumeb and Grootfontein from the line to the capital Windhoek.
Karibib Private School (KPS) is a private school in Karibib in the Erongo Region of central Namibia. It offers a hostel that caters for its learners from kindergarten to grade 12.
In 1905, a branch line was constructed from Karibib on the "Nordbahn" to Onguati near Usakos, where it connected with the new Otavi line from Swakopmund to Tsumeb. This created an alternative line from Windhoek to the Atlantic Ocean at times when the section through the Khan River gorge suffered from the occasional flooding. The "Nordbahn" section between Swakopmund and Karibib was later abandoned and, between 1911 and 1913, the section between Karibib and Windhoek was regauged to Cape gauge.
Karibib is home to Usab Stadium. There is a golf course at the Klippenberg Country Club.
Karibib is a town in the Erongo Region of western Namibia. It has 3,800 inhabitants and owns of town land. Karibib is the district capital of the Karibib electoral constituency. It is situated on the Khan River, halfway between Windhoek and Swakopmund on the B2 (Trans-Kalahari Highway), the main road between the Walvis Bay and Johannesburg. The town is known for its aragonite marble quarries and the Navachab Gold Mine.
With Grootfontein as the main Air Force Base, expansion projects are underway to expand the Keetmanshoop air base, as well as construct a new base at Karibib. This was reported by "The Namibian" on 20 June 2008. The Air Force Headquarters are now based at Karibib Air Force Base
North of the town is the location of the headquarters of the Namibian Air Force at the Karibib Air Base, housing the Command of the Air Force. The air base has an asphalt runway, parallel paved taxiways and apron. The history of Karibib Airport goes back to pre-independence when it was used by the South African Air Force.
With the outbreak of World War I, the German "Schutztruppe" military unit retreated from the coast, and withdrew into the inland. In the process, the "Schutztruppe" destroyed the "Otavibahn", and the old "Staatsbahn" towards Karibib, as far as Rössing. British troops immediately moved forward from the British enclave of Walvis Bay, and by the end of 1914 they had built a long railway to Swakopmund. The "Otavibahn" was also reconstructed in as far as Usakos, and the section between Usakos and Karibib was realigned. The network north of Usakos remained in gauge; the workshop for both gauges was consolidated in Usakos, and the one in Karibib was closed.
Economic deposits of petalite are found near Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil; Karibib, Namibia; Manitoba, Canada; and Bikita, Zimbabwe.
The Navachab Gold Mine is an open-pit gold mine situated near Karibib, in the Erongo Region of Namibia. The operation is owned by QKR.
Abbabis is a disused railway station southwest of Karibib in the Erongo Region of western Namibia on the dismanteled narrow gauge Swakopmund–Windhoek railway line established in 1900.
Karibib Private School was in the top 20 of the best performing High Schools in Namibia in 2013, up from rank 91 in the 2012 school year.
Karibib was downgraded from municipal to town status in 2010. It is governed by a town council that has seven seats.
Hälbich then opened a branch at Karibib in 1897 or 1898. In 1900, the settlement had a population of 10 (and an unknown number of Blacks that were not counted). Karibib began to grow quickly when on 30 May 1900 the railway construction reached the newly founded place. 1 June 1900 marks the day of the official foundation of Karibib at the occasion of the first train arriving from Swakopmund. The railway station was built, a medical practice, storage facilities, a prison, and living quarters were erected, and the population rose to 274. This development disadvantaged the settlement of Otjimbingwe; ox wagons that before would travel via Otjimbingwe on the Alter Baiweg ("Old bay path") would now take the route through Karibib.
With the outbreak of the First World War, the German colonial forces fled the coast and retreated inland, destroying both the Otavi line and the state railway line in the Karibib direction to Rössing. The British repositioned to Walvis Bay and immediately converted the Otavibahn towards Karibib to narrow gauge, with the last stretch between Usakos and Karibib being realigned. The narrow gauge network of the Otavibahn north of Usakos remained in operation. The workshop serving locomotives for both track gauges was now based in Usakos, the one in Karibib was closed. The old state railway line over Jakalswater was abandoned. The total distance between Swakopmund and Windhoek thus saw continuous traffic again now on narrow gauge track instead of narrow gauge track.