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A herd of springboks in the Namibian bush
A herd of springboks in the Namibian bush

Namibia Bush

A herd of springboks in the Namibian bush
Photo by Rob Zohrab

NAMIBIA

Africa

NAMIBIA

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    Capital:Windhoek

    Location:Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa

    Currency:Namibian dollars (NAD)

    Area:824,292 sq km

    Population:2,678,191 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Oshiwambo languages 49.7%, Nama/Damara 11%, Kavango languages 10.4%, Afrikaans 9.4% (also a common language), Herero languages 9.2%, Zambezi languages 4.9%, English (official) 2.3%, other African languages 1.5%, other European languages 0.7%, other 1% (2016 est.)

    Religion:Christian 80% to 90% (at least 50% Lutheran), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20%

    TimeZone:UTC+1

    Tel Code:+264

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