It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence.

Its capital and largest city is Windhoek.

  • Namibia has largest boundary with Angola which is approximately 1376 km.
  • Namibia has shortest boundary with Zambia which is approximately 233 km.
  • The largest river in Namibia is Zambezi which is 2690 km.
  • There are 4 seaports in Namibia.

Tourist Attraction#

Sand dunes tower over a desert oasis in Namibia.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Namibia is African fish eagle.

African fish eagle, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
African fish eagle
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC