Capital: Windhoek

Population: 2,339,331 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Namibian Dollar (NAD)

Official Languages: English, German

Unofficial Languages: Oshiwambo, Namaor Damara, Kavango, Caprivi, Afrikaans, Otjiherero

Main Religions: Christianity, other indigenous beliefs

Ethnic Groups: Ovambo, Kavangos, Herero, Damara, Nama, Tswana, Caprivian, Baster, Bushmen

Largest Cities: Windhoek, Rundu, Walvis Bay, Oshakati

Main Sport: Football, Rugby, Cricket

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Independence Day Namibia (March 21)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labour Day (May 1)

Cassinga Day (May 4)

Ascension Day (May 5)

Africa Day (May 25)

Heroes’ Day (August 26)

Human Rights Day (December 10)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Day of Goodwill (December 26)

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