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Namibia

Namibia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Windhoek

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:38

  • Population

    Population

    2.33 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +264

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ NAD (dollar)

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Namibia

Namibia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Windhoek

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:38

  • Population

    Population

    2.33 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +264

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ NAD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 633

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.08 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    285mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    825 418 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    38%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    8%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    47%

  • Railways

    Railways

    2382km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    558 713

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 87 %
    white - 6 %
    mixed - 6 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Christian - 85 %
    indigenous - 20 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    88.3%

  • Languages

    Languages

    English - 7 %
    Afrikaans
    German - 32 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    15 200

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    11.8 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    38.9%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.2%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    14%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    489 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    13.8%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    meatpacking, fish processing, dairy products, pasta and beverages, mining, lead, zinc, tin, silver

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    millet, sorghum, peanuts, grapes, livestock, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, silver, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    74%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, silver, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    27%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    3 755kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    106 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    55

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What not to do when visiting Namibia

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting (men). Women often greet with words only, handshake or a nod of acknowledgement is common too.

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Don't be shy to say hello to almost everyone you meet or walk past.

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Don’t forget to have sufficient water supplies always, especially when you go on trek or trip. Water shortages are still common.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Namibia was home to the first genocide of the 20th century.

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Don’t purchase diamonds and other protected resources outside of licensed retail establishments. Illegal dealing with diamonds is criminalised.

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Don’t purchase or trade unlicensed wildlife parts, and don’t ever kill or capture any protected wild animal.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't photograph government buildings, military installations and key infrastructure - you could be fined and the equipment confiscated.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to keep your belongings and food in secure containers - Baboons commonly scavenge the belongings of travellers.

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Don’t forget to bargain a bit - it's expected and common in most cases.

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Don’t leave your car or observation desk when in wildlife territories - always follow the instructions of the guide.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't hail taxis randomly from the street nor accept a ride from the strangers, especially in Windhoek.

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Don’t forget the rainy season runs typically between December and March.

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