Khorixas is a town in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. It was previously the capital of the Damaraland bantustan prior to Namibia’s independence. It lies in Khorixas Constituency, near a petrified forest and the Twyfelfontein valley, known for its rock art.
The regional hospital and some other regional offices are still located in Khorixas even though the capital of Kunene Region has been moved to the smaller and more remote Opuwo. There are six schools and one branch of University of Namibia (UNAM)in Khorixas, Versteende Wood as the biggest primary school and Cornelius Goreseb High School is the biggest secondary school.