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FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Unity, Liberty, Justice"
Anthem: "Namibia, Land of the Brave"

Location of  Namibia  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Namibia  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Windhoek
22°34.2′S17°5.167′E / 22.5700°S 17.086117°E / -22.5700; 17.086117
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups (2014)Ethnic groups:
DemonymNamibian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[9][10]
 • PresidentHage Geingob
 • Vice-PresidentNickey Iyambo
 • Prime MinisterSaara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseNational Council
 • Lower houseNational Assembly
Independence from South Africa
 • Constitution9 February 1990 
 • Independence21 March 1990 
Area
 • Total825,615 km2 (34th)
318,696 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2011 census2,113,077[11]
 • Density2.54/km2 (235th)
6.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$26.399 billion[12]
 • Per capita$11,786[12]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$13.703 billion[12]
 • Per capita$6,118[12]
Gini (2009)59.7[13]
high
HDI (2014)Increase 0.628[14]
medium ·126th
CurrencyNamibian dollar (NAD)
Time zoneWAT(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)WAST (UTC+2)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+264
ISO 3166 codeNA
Internet TLD.na

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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