Click to see country in continent: Namibia
Capital: Windhoek Population: 2,2 mln Surface: 825,418 sq km Languages:
English, Oshivambo, Herero, Nama, Afrikaans, German
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Namibia is home to the Namib Desert which is considered the world's oldest desert.
It covers more than 102,248 square miles (270,000 square kilometers) and has the distinction of having the highest sand dunes in the world. Some of them rise to more than 1,300 feet (400 meters)
Exact population: 2,165,828 (July 2012 est.) Literacy: Total population: 84%; male: 84.4%; female: 83.7% Ethnicities: Black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5%; note: about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups are: Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5% Land boundaries: Total: 3,936 km; border countries: Angola 1,376 km, Botswana 1,360 km, South Africa 967 km, Zambia 233 km Terrain: Mostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east Extremes: Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m; highest point: Konigstein 2,606 m Imports: US 50%, EU 31% (2004) Exports: EU 79%, US 4% (2004) Industries: Meatpacking, fish processing, dairy products; mining (diamond, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper)