Namibia

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Namibia

Presidential republic, independant since 1990

Region:
Southern Africa
Area:
824,290 km²
Local name:
Namibia
Capital:
Windhoek
Detailed information
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Current time in Namibia:
2:31 am
Friday, April 27th, 2018

The countrywide time in Namibia is Central Africa Time (CAT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Namibia.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 2 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

2,480,000
3.008
Ø 61.4 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 67.2 years
Birthrate:
29.6 ‰
Deathrate:
7.2 ‰
Males/Females:
48.6% : 51.4%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Namibia 2016
The currency in Namibia is Namibian Dollar (NAD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 04/26/2018
1 US$ = 12.42 Dollar
100 Dollar = 8.05 US$

The climate in Namibia

In Namibia, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 25 and 32 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 38 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 7°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
Ovambo48.9 %
Nama11.3 %
Afrikaans10.4 %
Herero8.6 %
Kavango8.5 %
Caprivi4.8 %
English3.4 %
San1.9 %
other2.2 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Christs85.0%
Native religions15.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:9,890.58 M €
Exportations:4,169.2 M €
Importations:6,060.0 M €
Unemployment rate:22.3 %
Inflation rate:6.71 %
corruption index:51 (moderate)
Energy consumption:3.8 bn kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas:2,468 km²
47% Agricultural areas:388,099 km²
8% Forest:69,156 km²
0% Water areas:1,000 km²
44% Others:363,567 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:44,138 km
Railways:2,628 km
Airports:112

Most important cities in Namibia

CityRegionPopulation
Windhoek / CapitalKhomas326,000
RunduKavango East58,000
Walvis BayErongo52,000
OshakatiOshana34,000
SwakopmundErongo25,000
Katima MuliloZambezi25,000
GrootfonteinOtjozondjupa24,000
RehobothHardap21,000
OtjiwarongoOtjozondjupa21,000
OkahandjaOtjozondjupa21,000
GobabisOmaheke16,000
KeetmanshoopKaras16,000
LüderitzKaras15,000
MarientalHardap13,000
TsumebOshikoto12,000
KhorixasKunene12,000
OngwedivaOshana9,650
OutjoKunene6,560
OmuthiyaOshikoto5,000
OngandjeraOmusati2,720
OshikangoOhangwena2,660
OutapiOmusati2,640
BaganiZambezi2,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 1990



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