WHY TRAVEL TO NAMIBIA
Namibia is one of the special countries in the world because of the following reasons. The diverse wildlife reserves in Africa. The unique and unspoiled nature, open land spaces, highest dunes, largest meteorite, oldest desert, second largest canyon, vast desert plains, impressive mountain ranges and extraordinary fauna and flora.

Namibia is voted as the cleanest country with best road infrastructure in Africa and one of the safest country to travel in which is not common in Africa. The ecology is intact, the air clean and clear. Some things cannot be explained, they must be experienced to be understood. Civilization is in harmony and the hospitality standard is of the highest level in this Country.

Those with interest in Geologist they will be impressed and enjoy the rock formations throughout the country. Namibia is also rich in culture with 13 cultural groups, from the ancient Bushmen to the nomadic Himba people.

COUNTRY SIZE & BORDERS
Namibia is a vast country, its surface area is 824 268km, about 4 times the size of the United Kingdom and 27 times the size of Belgium. Situated on the south – western Atlantic seaboard of the African subcontinent, Namibia is bordered by Angola and Zambia in the north, South Africa in the South and Botswana on the east.

POPULATION: According to the last census, Namibia has a population of 2.2 million and an annual population growth of about 3%.

Language: English is the official language, all documents , direction signs and notices are in English. Other languages spoken are Bantu languages by the Owambo,Herero,Kavango,Zambezian and Twsana people. Germany and Afrikaans and the Khoesan languages spoken by the San/Bushmen, Nama and Damara.

CLIMATE: Dry and typical of semi-desert country, with droughts a regular occurrence.
Temperatures: Days are mostly warm to very hot, while nights are generally cool.
Summer: Temperatures can be between 20 – 40*c.
Winter: average day temperatures vary from 18-22*c
Nights: generally cool, dropping to +-18*c, average from 0-10*c, as low as 8*c.

Coast and Hinterland: moderate due to influence of the cold Benguela current, causing the fog typical of the coast, reduces rainfall in the rest of the country.

Rainy Season: October to April and the average sunshine throughout the country per year is +300 days.

 

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