Namibia Facts and History

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Flag of Namibia
National Flag of Namibia

Interesting facts about Namibia

  • Official Name: Republic of Namibia
  • Form of Government: republic with two legislative houses (National Council [42]; National Assembly [961])
  • President: Hage Geingob
  • Prime Minister: Saara Kuugongelwa
  • GDP: 12.37 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Population: 2.495 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: English
  • Currency: Namibian dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 824,292 km²
  • Dialing Code: +264
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Brandberg,Erongo,Spitzkoppe,Tsaris
  • Major Rivers: Kunene, Okavango, Zambezi and Chobe
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: The country is bordered by Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The Orange River to the south marks the southern border of Namibia to South Africa.

Map of Namibia

National Symbols of Namibia

  • National Bird: African fish eagle
  • National Anthem: “Namibia, Land of the Brave”
  • National Animal: Oryx
  • National Flower: Welwitschia
  • National Poet: Mvula Ya Nangolo
  • National Game: Football