Namibia

Population numbers: 2.303 million
How many square miles: 318,772 square miles
Geography fast facts (uniqueness)
  • The Welwitschia Mirabilis, a fossil plant that can be found in the Namib Desert, has a lifespan that can reach 2,000 years.
  • The Constitution of Namibia is the first constitution to include a provision for environmental protection.
  • Around 14% of Namibia’s land area is protected zone.
  • The members of the Herero community of Namibia gather every last Sunday of August to pay respect to those who lost their lives during colonial times.
  • The largest meteorite shower ever, the Gibeon meteorite shower, was discovered in Namibia in 1838.
  • The longest cave system in Namibia is the Arnhem Cave.
  • Tsumeb Mine was once Africa’s richest source of lead and zinc.
  • Dragon’s Breath, located in Hariseb, is the world’s largest underground lake.
  • Averaging at 2,500, the free-roaming cheetah population of Namibia is the largest in the world.
  • The Namib Desert is known as the world’s oldest desert.
Capital City: Windhoek is the capital of Namibia, in the country’s central highlands. South of the city, the sprawling Heroes’ Acre war memorial commemorates Namibia’s 1990 independence. On a hilltop in the city center are the 1890s Alte Feste, a former military headquarters with historical exhibits, and Independence Memorial Museum. Colonial influences are visible in nearby buildings like the sandstone Lutheran Christus Church.
Religion: Christianity is the most widespread religion in Namibia; however, the largest Christian division is the Lutheran church. About 80 or 90 percent of the population in Namibia are Christians.
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