namibia / Namibian Facts

Country and People of Namibia Namibia is not described "Country of Contrasts" for nothing. On an elevated plateau in 1.000 to 1.200 m above sea level lying, the country declines to the Atlantic Ocean. The highest elevations - Brandberg 2.579 m, Spitzkoppe 1.728 m and 1.584 m, Moltkeblick 2.480m and Gamsberg 2.349m rise out of this elevated plateau. It is flowed through from, that are partial boundary rivers to the neighbour countries and lead water continuously as Oranje, Kunene, Okavango, Zambezi and Kwando/Linyanti/Chobe and periodic flowing rivers, according to the amount of rain fall in the rainy season, as Fish River, Kuiseb, Swakop, Ugab only around some. The country is very thin settled with 2,2 inhabitants per km², because a great number of the population live in the capital Windhoek and other bigger towns as Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Okahandja, Lüderitz, Keetmanshoop, Otjiwarongo, Tsumeb etc.. Intense colours, a various kind of species and plant world... read more  Read More