Namibia

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Republic of Namibia

Capital

Windhoek 

Official language (s)

English
Afrikaans, German, Rukwangali, Silozi, Setswana, Damara/Nama, Herero and Oshiwambo are recognized regional languages.

Area

825.418 km2

Population

2.100.000

Ethnic groups

49,8% - Ovambo
9,3% - Kavango
7,5% - Damara
7,5% - Herero
6,4% - Whites
4,8% - Nama
4,1% - Coloureds
3,7% - Caprivian
2,9% - San
2,5% - Basters
0,6% - Tswana
0,9% - other

Major cities
(with population)

Windhoek - 268.132
Rundu - 58.172
Walvis Bay - 52.058  

Currency (-ies)

Namibian dollar (NAD), subdivided into 100 cents 

Main religion (s)

85% - Christian
15% - Indigenous beliefs

Time zone (s)

GTM + 01

Dialing code

+264

Climate

Namibia has a temperate and subtropical climate characterized by hot and dry conditions with little rainfall along the coast. Temperatures are moderated by cold Benguela currents while periods of winter drought alternate with excessive summer rainfall between October and March with the interior experiencing slightly higher rainfall.
Average temperature ranges in Windhoek are from 6 to 20°C (43 to 68°F) in July to 17 to 29°C (63 to 84°F) in January.

Administrative division

Namibia is divided into 13 regions and subdivided into 107 constituencies.  

Major airports

Windhoek: Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), Eros Airport (ERS)
Rundu: Rundu Airport (NDU)
Walvis Bay: Walvis Bay Airport (WVB)







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