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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa on the Atlantic coast. It shares borders with Angola, and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east, and South Africa to the south. It gained independence from South Africa in 1990 and its capital city is Windhoek (German: Windhuk). Namibia is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations.
Motto :
"Unity, Liberty, Justice"
Anthem :
Namibia, Land of the Brave
Capital :
Windhoek
Official Languages :
English
Recognised regional languages :
Afrikaans, German
Government :
Republic
Independence :
from South Africa
Date :
March 21, 1990
Area :
825,418 km² (34th)
:
318,696 sq mi
Water :
negligible
Population :
 
July 2005 estimate :
2,031,0002 (144th)
2002 cencus :
1,820,916
Density :
2.5 /km² (225th)
6.5 /sq mi
GDP 2005 estimate :
 
Total :
$15.14 billion (123rd)
Per capita :
$7,478 (83rd)
HDI 2004
0.626 (medium) (125th)
Currency :
Namibian dollar (NAD)
Tome Zone :
WAT (UTC+1)
Internet TLD :
.na