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Namibia

Official English Name: Republic of Namibia

Common English Name: Namibia

Capital: Windhoek

REGION
Southern Africa
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Angola (North)
Zambia (East)
Botswana (East)
South Africa (Southeast)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Atlantic Ocean (West)
TOTAL AREA
824,292 km2 (99.9% land, 0.1% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
3,936 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
1,572 km
CLIMATE
Desert
TERRAIN
High plateau
Coastal and eastern deserts
HIGHEST POINT
Konigstein (2,606 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Diamonds
Copper
Uranium
Gold
Silver
Lead
Tin
Lithium
Cadmium
Tungsten
Zinc
Salt
Hydropower
Fish
NATURAL DISASTERS
Droughts
DEMONYM
Namibian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Ovambo (50%)
White/Mixed White (13%)
Kavangos (9%)
Herero (7%)
Damara (7%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Oshiwambo family
Nama
Afrikaans
Otjiherero family
Kavango family
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Christian (89.8%)
Indigenous (7.7%)
Atheist (2.4%)
Muslim (0.1%)
POPULATION
2,436,469
LARGEST CITY
Windhoek (325,858)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Hage Geingob
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
14 Regions
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
21 March 1990 (from South Africa)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Oryx
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Namibia, Land of the Brave
GDP PER CAPITA
$11,200 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Namibian Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $14.35 (NAD)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.na
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+264

Although English is the official language, many different languages are spoken among significant portions of the population.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/wa.html (Majority of information)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/WA (Religious data)

http://bit.ly/2f5dyc9 (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 16 November 2016