Namibia Overview

Namibia Overview

(Republic of Namibia). State of Southwest Africa (824,116 km²). Capital: Windhoek. Administrative division: regions (13). Population: 2,364,433 (2012 estimate). Language: Afrikaans, English and German (official), Bantu, Herero, Nama, oshivambo. Religion: Protestants 51.4%, Catholics 16.5%, Anglicans 5.5%, other Christians 7.1%, others 19.5%. Currency unit: Namibian dollar (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.624 (127th place). Borders: Angola […]

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Namibia Overview

Namibia is located in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. The country borders Angola, Botswana, South Africa and Zambia. Along the coast are the Namib Desert and to the east the Kalahari Desert. From about the year 1000 BC, there are rock carvings in Twyfelfontein. The area is declared a World Heritage Site. Capital: Windhoek […]

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