Located in the continent of Africa, Namibia covers 823,290 square kilometers of land and 1,002 square kilometers of water, making it the 34th largest nation in the world with a total area of 824,292 square kilometers.
Namibia became an independent state in 1990, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Namibia is 2,165,828 (2012) and the nation has a density of 3 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Namibia is the Namibia Dollar (NAD). As well, the people of Namibia are refered to as Namibian.
The dialing code for the country is 264 and the top level internet domain for Namibian sites is .na.
To learn more, visit our detailed Namibia section.
|Density||2.6 / km2 ( 6.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||13,429,503,285 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||6,201 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||823,290 km2 (317,874 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,002 km2 (387 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, South Africa|
What is the capital of Namibia?
Windhoek is the capital city of Namibia. It has a population of 268,132, and is located on a latitue of -22.56 and longitude of 17.08.
Windhoek is also the political center of Namibia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Windhoek, the Capital Of Namibia
|Elevation||1656 meters over sea level|
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