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  • Official Name: Republic of Namibia
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Other Major Cities/Regions: Walvis Bay, Rundu, Oshakati, Swakopmund, Katima Mulilo
  • Size: 825,418 sq km (total) slightly more than half the size of Alaska
  • Climate: Desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic
  • Terrain: Mostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east
  • Population: 2,044,147
  • Ethnic Group: Black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5% - note: about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups includes Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%
  • Religion: Christian 80% to 90% (Lutheran 50% at least), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20%
  • Languages: 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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