Namibia is in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean. Namibia boasts remarkable natural attractions such as the Namib desert, the Fish River Canyon Park, Etosha National Park and the Kalahari desert.

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Swakopmund, known as Swakop in Namibia is the country's biggest coastal town and a resort for Namibians on holiday.

Windhoek is Namibia's capital and largest city. It is in the geographic centre of the country at an elevation of 1,600m.


Central Namibia is in Namibia.

Northern Namibia is the northernmost region of Namibia.

Southern Namibia is a region in Namibia. A large 26 000km area known as the Sperrgebiet is located in the south west corner of Namibia near Lüderitz.

The Caprivi, also known as Caprivi Strip is a long, skinny panhandle extending north-east from Namibia, separating Angola, Botswana, and ending near the south-western corner of Zambia.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  2,130,000
  • Latitude of center:  22° 34' 33.6" (22.576°) south
  • Longitude of center:  17° 4' 56.6" (17.0824°) east
  • Elevation:  1,381 meters (4,531 feet)
  • Capital:  Windhoek
  • Area:  825,418 km² (318,696 miles²)
  • Languages:  English, Afrikaans, German, Herero, Khoekhoe
  • Currency:  Dollar (NAD)
  • Phone code:  264
  • Internet domain:  .na
  • Neighbors:  Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia
  • Wikidata:  Namibia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Namibia

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Other Names for Namibia

  • Afrikaans:  Namibië
  • Albanian:  Namibi
  • Amharic:  ናሚቢያ
  • Arabic:  ناميبيا
  • Armenian:  Նամիբիա
  • Arpitan:  Namibie
  • Azerbaijani:  Namibiya
  • Bambara:  Namibi
  • Belarusian:  Намібія
  • Bengali:  নামিবিয়া
  • Bosnian:  Namibija
  • Bulgarian:  Намибия
  • Burmese:  နမ်မီးဘီးယား
  • Catalan:  Namíbia
  • Central Khmer:  ណាមីប៊ី
  • Chinese:  纳米比亚
  • Cornish:  Namibi
  • Croatian:  Namibija
  • Czech:  Namibie
  • Dutch:  Namibië
  • Esperanto:  Namibio
  • Estonian:  Namiibia
  • Ewe:  Namibia nutome
  • French:  Namibie
  • Fulah:  Namibii
  • Ganda:  Namibiya
  • Georgian:  ნამიბია
  • Greek:  Ναμίμπια
  • Gujarati:  નામિબિયા
  • Hausa:  Namibiya
  • Hebrew:  נאמיביה, נמיביה
  • Hindi:  नामीबिया
  • Hungarian:  Namíbia
  • Icelandic:  Namibía
  • Irish:  An Namaib
  • Japanese:  ナミビア, ナミビア共和国
  • Kannada:  ನಮೀಬಿಯಾ
  • Kashmiri:  नमीबिया
  • Kikuyu:  Namimbia
  • Korean:  나미비아
  • Kurdish:  Namîbya, نامیبیا
  • Lao:  ນາມິເບຍ
  • Latvian:  Namībija
  • Lingala:  Namibi
  • Lithuanian:  Namibija
  • Luba-Katanga:  Namibi
  • Luxembourgish:  Namibien
  • Macedonian:  Намибија
  • Malayalam:  നമീബിയ
  • Maltese:  Namibja
  • Marathi:  नमीबिया, नामिबिया
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  नामिबिया
  • North Ndebele:  Namibhiya
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ନାମ୍ବିଆ
  • Persian:  نامیبیا
  • Portuguese:  Namíbia
  • Rundi:  Namibiya
  • Russian:  Намибия
  • Sango:  Namibùii
  • Sanskrit:  नमीबिया
  • Serbian:  Намибија
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Namibija
  • Sinhala:  නැමීබියාව
  • Slovak:  Namíbia
  • Slovenian:  Namibija
  • Somali:  Namiibiya
  • Tagalog:  Namibya
  • Tajik:  Намибия
  • Tamil:  நமீபியா
  • Telugu:  నమీబియా
  • Thai:  นามิเบีย, ประเทศนามิเบีย
  • Tibetan:  ན་མི་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya:  ናሚቢያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Namipia
  • Turkish:  Namibya
  • Uighur:  نامىبىيە
  • Ukrainian:  Намібія
  • Urdu:  نامیبیا
  • Vietnamese:  Na-mi-bi-a (Namibia), Nam-mi-bi-a
  • Volapük:  Namibiyän
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Namibia
  • Zulu:  i-Namibia
  • Republic of Namibia
  • South-West Africa
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