Namibia Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Mealie (corn) is the staple in Namibia. Other foods include beef, mutton, millet, peanuts, and melons. Fish is an important... More
  • Family: In most Namibian cultures when a man dies his parents and siblings often inherit the property.The practice of having more... More
  • Fashion: While many urban people dress in Western style clothing, some rural tribes maintain their traditional dress. The himba for... More

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Capital Windhoek
Government Type presidential republic
Currency NAD; ZAR
Population 2,436,469
Total Area 318,259 Square Miles
824,292 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa
Language English 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages: Oshivambo, Herero, Nama
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