Republic of Namibia

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.

Geographic Location

Geographic Location

Main Cities and Towns

Main Cities and Towns

Political Economy Summary

Capital Windhoek
Independence 21 March 1990
Current Head of State/Govt H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob
Minister of Foreign Affairs Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah
Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein
Central Bank Govenor Ipumbu Wendelinus Shiimi 
Next National Elections Date November 2019
Government Website http://www.gov.na/
Parliament Website http://www.parliament.na/

Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms
 

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 Introduced at the time of independence in 1990, it superseded the earlier coat of arms used by the South African administration of the territory.