Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region. The town lies on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River.
Rundu is home to many woodcarvers and features a woodcarver’s market near the open market. Several local restaurants serve traditional food, including mahangu, groundnuts, stewed meats, and fish from the Okavango River.
Rundu Airport, mostly used for tourism and cargo, is 5 kilometres southwest of the town.