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Information about Namibia

Published on February 19, 2014

Author: AnaAriasCastro

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This presentation was made by Ana Seijas Rodríguez from CPI Tino Grandío.

Namibia By Ana Seijas 2014

Namibia Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Although it does not border with Zimbabwe, there is less than 200 metres of riverbed between them. Motto: "Unity, Liberty, Justice" ●

Namibia Population: 2,030,692 hab. Land area: 825,418 km² Languages: Official language: English. Others languages: German, Afrikaans, Rukwangali, Silozi, Setswana, Damara, Herero and Oshiwambo. Main cities: Windhoek, Gobabis, Rundu. Monetary unit: Namibian dollar. Neighbouring countries: Angola, Zambia and Botswana. Government:Unitary presidential constitutional republic. Head of state/president/king/queen: Hifikepunye Pohamba.

Namibia During the colonialization of Africa the Germans came to Namibia and claimed it as their own. It was a German colony until the end of WWI. The League of Nations forced Germany to give up what they called Southwest Africa and it was given to South Africa to rule as a territory. Namibia gained independence in 1990. Namibia is considered to be one the of the most stable countries of Africa.

Namibia Main cities: Windhoek: Is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. The town developed at the site of a permanent spring known to the indigenous pastoral communities. It developed rapidly after Jonker Afrikaner, Captain of the Orlam, settled here in 1840 and built a stone church for his community.

Namibia Main cities: Gobabis. Gobabis is a city in eastern Namibia. It is the regional capital of the Omaheke Region, and the district capital of the Gobabis electoral constituency.

Namibia Rundu: Rundu is the capital of the Kavango Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Okavango River about 1000 m above sea level.

Namibia Namibia culture and customs are a blend of many different peoples and cultures, similar in some respects to the 'rainbow' nation next door. Home to the Bushmen, the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa as well as to the more recently arrived Europeans, Namibia's culture and customs have absorbed both African and European elements and fused them into a blend of the two. The Herero and the Owambo, no longer just poorly paid migrant labourers, represent the backbone of modern Namibia

Namibia Braaivleis Potjie Kos. Tripe Mielie pap Boerewors Game

Namibia The most popular sport in Namibia is football. The Namibia national football team qualified for the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations but has yet to qualify for any World Cups. However, the most successful national team is the Namibian rugby team, having competed in four separate World Cups. Cricket is also popular, with the national side having played in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

Namibia Caprivi Strip. Fish River Canyon. Spitzkoppe. Swakopmund.

Namibia ● www.en.wikipedia.org http://knownamibia.com/articles/food-namibia ●

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