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Welcome to Namibia



Continent: Africa

Capital: Windhoek

Population:  2,113,077 (2011 estimate)                                                                          

Dialing Code: +264

Currency: Namibian dollar (NAD), South African rand (ZAR)

Time zone: CAT (UTC+2)

Official language:  English, Afrikaans, German

Officially Known as the Republic of Namibia and touted as the starting place for exploration for non Africans.

Located in Southern Africa, Namibia is a country in southern Africa  bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean.

Although it does not border Zimbabwe, less than 200 metres of the Zambezi River (essentially a small bulge in Botswana to achieve a Botswana/Zambia micro-border) separates the two countries. Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek, and it is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations.

Namibia boasts remarkable natural attractions such as the Namib