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Namibia Country Quickfacts

  • A young Himba woman
Area:  825,615 km²
318,696 sq mi


Country Code: 264
Country Population: 2,113,077
Credit Cards: Visa and Master Card are the popular credit cards in Namibia. In more remote areas, payment may take a little longer due to connectivity.
Currency: Namibian dollar (NAD)
Departure Tax: There is no departure tax when leaving Namibia
Drives on the: Left

220 - 240 V

Ethnic Groups: 

86% African (50% Owambo, 9% Kavango, 7% Herero, 7% Damara, 5% Nama, 4% Caprivian, 3% San, 2% Baster, 0.5% Tswana)
7.4% mixed
6.6% white


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Location:  Eastern Coast, bordered by Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the South
Official Language(s): Languages spoken include Ovambo, Damara, Kavango & Herero, although the official language is English, with German and Afrikaans being widely spoken
Religion: Christian, Lutheran, native religions
Time Zone: WAT (UTC+1)
Tipping: Tipping is accepted in Namibia with 10% as an average for a good meal.



Namibia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Namibia.

Learn about the history and culture of Namibia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Namibia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Namibia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Namibia tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Africa tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from  Namibia or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours



Book your Namibia tour with Goway! 

AfricaExperts is the exclusive division of Goway that specializes in planning and organizing Namibia tours and experiences. Choose from an exclusive African safari, an independent travel module, a city stopover, a self-drive tour, a rail journey and more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Namibia.

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