Namibia is in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean. Formerly a colony of Germany, Namibia was administered by South Africa under a League of Nations mandate after WWI, and annexed as a province of South Africa after WWII.
Popular in Namibia
Windhoek is Namibia's capital and largest city. It is in the geographic centre of the country at an elevation of 1,600m.
Swakopmund, known as Swakop in Namibia is the country's biggest coastal town and a resort for Namibians on holiday.
Central Namibia is in Namibia.
Northern Namibia is the northernmost region of Namibia. It was known as Ovamboland under the South African regime.
Southern Namibia is a region in Namibia. A large 26 000km2 area known as the Sperrgebiet is located in the south west corner of Namibia near Lüderitz.
The Caprivi, also known as Caprivi Strip is a long, skinny panhandle extending north-east from Namibia, separating Angola, Botswana, and ending near the south-western corner of Zambia.