Namibia is bordered on the north by Angola and Zambia, on the east by Botswana, and on the east and south by South Africa. It is for the most part a portion of the high plateau of southern Africa, with a general elevation of from 3,000 to 4,000 ft.

What's happening in Namibia


  • Tsumeb (Otjiherero: Okavisume) is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia Tsumeb is known as the "gateway to the north" of Namibia It is the closest town to the Etosha National Park

  • Swakopmund (German: Mouth of the Swakop) is a city on the coast of western Namibia, 352 km (219 mi) west of the Namibian capital Windhoek via the B2 main road It is the capital of the Erongo administrative district The town has 44,725 inhabitants and covers 196 square kilometres (76 sq mi) of land

  • Rundu is the capital and largest city of the Kavango-East Region in northern Namibia It lies on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) above sea level Rundu's population is growing rapidly

  • Windhoek (, Afrikaans: [ˈvəntɦuk], German: [ˈvɪnthʊk]) is the capital and largest city of Namibia It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area, at around 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level, almost exactly at the country's geographical centre The population of Windhoek in 2020 was 431,000 which is growing continually due to an influx from all over Namibia

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