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Republic of Namibia

Motto: "Unity, Liberty, Justice"
Location of Namibia (Dark Blue) in the African Union (Light Blue)
Location of Namibia (Dark Blue) in the African Union (Light Blue)
Capital
and largest city
Windhoek
22°34′S17°5′E / 22.567°S 17.083°E / -22.567; 17.083
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised national languages
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups
(2014)
Religion
(2013)[9]
Demonym(s)Namibian
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[10][11]
Hage Geingob
Nangolo Mbumba
Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah
Peter Shivute
LegislatureParliament
National Council
National Assembly
Independence from South Africa
9 February 1990
• Independence
21 March 1990
Area
• Total
825,615 km2 (318,772 sq mi) (34th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2020 estimate
2,746,745[12] (143rd)
• 2011 census
2,113,077[13]
• Density
3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi) (235th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$27.505 billion[14]
• Per capita
$11,516[14]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$14.148 billion[14]
• Per capita
$5,923[14]
Gini (2015)59.1[15]
high
HDI (2018)Increase 0.645[16]
medium · 130th
CurrencyNamibian dollar
(NAD)
South African rand (ZAR)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+264
ISO 3166 codeNA
Internet TLD.na

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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