Country: Namibia

Population: 2,055,080

Capital: Windhoek

Time Zone: UTC +1

Currency Name: Namibian dollar (NAD); South African rand (ZAR)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: English 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages 1%

Ethnic Breakdown: black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5%

Religion: Christian 80% to 90% indigenous beliefs 10% to 20%

Major Cities:

Phone Country Code: 264

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: May - October

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: m

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: There are plans for a coastal park that would stretch from Angola through Namibia to South Africa.