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Overview of Namibia
Capital City:
Main Cities:
Population growth: Population density:
Life expectancy at birth: Location:
Border countries: International Airport: Political system: Independence:
Time: Summer:
Winter: Currency:
Language: Literacy rate:
Republic of Namibia
Windhoek (population 260 000)
Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz
824 292 km2
± 2.4 million
2.9% annually
2.2 per square kilometres
56 years
South West Africa
Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe Hosea Kutako International Airport
Democratic constitution
21 March 1990
GMT +2 hours (first Sunday in Sep. to first Sunday in Apr.) GMT +1 hour (first Sunday in Apr. to first Sunday in Sep.) Namibian Dollar, equivalent to South African Rand
(ZAR is also an accepted currency in Namibia)
English is the official language (Afrikaans, German, Oshiwambo, Bantu and Otjiherero are also widely spoken) 65%

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