is a country located in the south-western part of Africa with an area of 825,615 square kilometres and a population of 2.6 million people in 2023. The capital of Namibia is Windhoek, where roughly one third of the population is made up of Ovambo people. Other ethnic groups include Nama, Kavango, Herero, and San. English is the official language of the nation, as well as various Bantu languages (notably Ovambo) , Afrikaans, and San. Christianity is largely practiced, with the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and other Christian denominations making up the majority of believers; traditional beliefs are also present. The main currency is the Namibian dollar.
Namibia can be divided into three main regions: the Namib Desert, the Central Plateau, and the Kalahari Desert. The country's economy relies heavily on agriculture and diamond exports. The political system of Namibia is a republic with two legislative houses - the National Council (42 members) and the National Assembly (96 members). The head of state and government is the president, who is assisted by the vice president.
Life expectancy for men and women in Namibia is 63 and 66.7 years respectively, while literacy rates for adults over 15 years old stand at 92% for men and 91% for women. Gross National Income (GNI) per capita amounts to US$ 4,520 as of 2020.