Church Information

STATUS: Organized Work

CHURCHES: 9 Churches

CONSTITUENTS: 839

UPCI MISSIONARIES:
     Career Missionaries Keith & Elizabeth Ikerd

NAMIBIA – Country Information

Population:
Namibia has a population of of 2,630,073 as of 2020.

Size:
824,292 sq km / 318,772 sq mi (slightly larger than Texas)

Capital City:
The city of Windhoek serves as the capital city of Namibia and is located in the middle of the country.

Ethnic Groups:
49.8% Ovambo
9.3% Kavango
7.5% Damara
7.5% Herero
25.9% Other

Religion:
75% Protestant
25% Other / Nonreligious

Languages:
English (Official)
Oshiwambo (Common)
Afrikaans (Common)

Multiple other languages and dialects are spoken.

Geography:
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.

Economy:
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.

Interesting Fact:
The name Namibia is taken from the Namib Desert, which is considered the oldest desert in the world.

Important Facts:
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.

Click on the map above to see additional information concerning this country from nationsonline.org.

PRAISE & REVIVAL REPORTS – August 2020

GABON We praise the Lord that He has blessed us to be able to finish construction of the Bible School. LIBERIA We praise the Lord  He is still saving souls in the mist of this pandemic of COVID - 19. Fifty-two (52) people were baptized and forty-three (43) people...
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