Republic of Namibia

Motto

“Unity, Liberty, Justice”

Anthem

Namibia, Land of the Brave

Geography

Capital: Windhoek
Largest City: Windhoek
Total area: 824,292 sq km
Climate: Desert, hot, dry, rainfall sparse and erratic
Natural resources: Diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, silver,
lead, tin, lithium, cadmium, tungsten, zinc, salt, hydropower, fish
Border countries: Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia

People and Society

Population: 2,212,307
Demonym: Namibian
Languages: English (official), Oshiwambo languages, Nama/Damara, Afrikaans 10.4% (common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population), Otjiherero languages,
Kavango languages, Caprivi languages
Ethnic groups: Ovambo, Kavangos tribe, Herero, Damara, Nama, Caprivian, Bushmen, Baster, Tswana
Religions: Christian, indigenous beliefs

Government

Independence: 21 March 1990 (from South African mandate)
Government type: Republic
Chief of state: Hage GEINGOB (since 2015)

Economy

Currency: Namibian dollar
Exports: Diamonds, copper, gold, zinc, lead, uranium; cattle, white fish and mollusks
Industries: Meatpacking, fish processing, dairy products, pasta, beverages, mining (diamonds, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper

Tourism and Attraction

Caprivi Strip
Fish River Canyon
Etosha National Park
National Marine Aquarium

Sources:
Visiting Nambia
The World Factbook