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Namibia is in , bordering , , , and the Atlantic Ocean. Namibia boasts remarkable natural attractions such as the Namib desert, the , and the Kalahari desert.

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

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

is a former coastal colonial German town in .


is a region in . A large 26 000km area known as the Sperrgebiet is located in the south west corner of along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

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


  • 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:  1381 meters (4531 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  825,418 km² (318,696 miles²)
  • Languages:  English, Afrikaans, German, Herero and Khoekhoe
  • Currency:  Dollar (NAD)
  • Phone code:  264
  • Internet domain:  .na
  • Neighbors:  , , and
  • Wikidata:  Namibia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Namibia

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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 Hebrew:  נמיביה Hindi:  नामीबिया Hungarian:  Namíbia Icelandic:  Namibía Irish:  An Namaib Japanese:  ナミビア Japanese:  ナミビア共和国 Kannada:  ನಮೀಬಿಯಾ Kashmiri:  नमीबिया Kikuyu:  Namimbia Korean:  나미비아 Kurdish:  Namîbya Kurdish:  نامیبیا Lao:  ນາມິເບຍ Latvian:  Namībija
Lingala:  Namibi Lithuanian:  Namibija Luba-Katanga:  Namibi Luxembourgish:  Namibien Macedonian:  Намибија Malayalam:  നമീബിയ Maltese:  Namibja Marathi:  नमीबिया Marathi:  नामिबिया Nepali:  नामिबिया North Ndebele:  Namibhiya Oriya:  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 Thai:  ประเทศนามิเบีย Tibetan:  ན་མི་བི་ཡ། Tigrinya:  ናሚቢያ Tonga:  Namipia Turkish:  Namibya Uighur:  نامىبىيە Ukrainian:  Намібія Urdu:  نامیبیا Vietnamese:  Na-mi-bi-a (Namibia) Vietnamese:  Nam-mi-bi-a Volapük:  Namibiyän Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Namibia Zulu:  i-Namibia Republic of Namibia South-West Africa Suidwes-Afrika

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