STATUS: Organized Work
CHURCHES: 9 Churches
Career Missionaries Keith & Elizabeth Ikerd
NAMIBIA – Country Information
Namibia has a population of of 2,630,073 as of 2020.
824,292 sq km / 318,772 sq mi (slightly larger than Texas)
The city of Windhoek serves as the capital city of Namibia and is located in the middle of the country.
25% Other / Nonreligious
Multiple other languages and dialects are spoken.
Namibia has a central plateau with desert to the east and southwest. The north-eastern part of the country receives the most rainfall compared to the rest of the country. Overall the country is very arid and rocky.
Agriculture and mining play a large role in the economy along with a significant amount of revenue from tourism. Namibia also has a notable supply of diamonds mined each year.
The name Namibia is taken from the Namib Desert, which is considered the oldest desert in the world.
The land of Namibia was not thoroughly explored until the 19th century. It would first be ruled by Germany, then South Africa before gaining independence in 1990.
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