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NAMIBIAN FACTS

 

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east.
 

Capital:

 

Currency:     


President

 

Official language

 

Government:

 

Population:  

Windhoek

 

Namibian dollar / South African Rand

 

His Excellency Doctor Hage G. Geingob

 

English

 

Dominant-party system, Presidential system, Republic

 

2,324,004 (2011) World Bank


Official Languages

 

Recognised regional

 

Languages

English

 

Afrikaans

 

German

 

Rukwangali

 

Silozi

 

Setswana

 

Damara/Nama

 

Otjiherero

 

Oshiwambo


Ethnic Groups (2000)

49.8% Ovambo

 

9.3% Kavango

 

7.5% Damara

 

7.5% Herero

 

6.4% White

 

4.8% Nama

 

4.1% Coloured

 

3.7% Caprivian

 

2.9% San

 

2.5% Basters

 

0.6% Tswana

 

0.9% Others


Legislature

 

Upper house

 

Lower house

Parliament

 

National Council

 

National Assembly


Time zone


Summer (DST)

WAT (UTC +1)

 

WAST (UTC +2)