Political Economy Summary
|Independence||21 March 1990|
|Current Head of State & Govt||H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob|
|Prime Minister||P.M. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah|
|Minister of Finance||Ipumbu Wendelinus Shiimi|
|Central Bank Govenor||Edson Uanguta (Acting)|
|Next National Elections Date||2024|
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The Namibian landscape consists generally of five geographical areas, each with characteristic abiotic conditions and vegetation. There is some variation within, and overlap between, the geographic areas, namely the Central Plateau, the Namib Desert, the Great Escarpment, the Bushveld, and the Kalahari Desert.
The Namibian coat of arms is the official heraldic symbol of Namibia. Introduced at the time of independence in 1990, it superseded the earlier coat of arms used by the South African administration of the territory.
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