Kunene is the northwesternmost of the 14 regions of Namibia, with a large portion of the Skeleton Coast and Namib Desert, and directly adjacent to the Anglo-Cunene Province. Both regions are named after the border river Kunene.
With a population of only 97,865 inhabitants (as of 2016) on an area of 144,254 km², Kunene is one of the least populated regions of Namibia. The region is home to the Himba ethnic group. The capital and administrative center is Opuwo.The Fingerklippe (mostly and afrikaans Vingerklip, rarely English Rock Finger) is a built up of sedimentary rock strata of the Tertiary rock needle about 80 km southwest of the city of Outjo and about 50 km east of the city of Khorixas in northwestern Namibia.