Namibia

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flag-of-namibiaNamibia is a sizeable yet sparsely populated country, spanning a total of 824,292 square kilometres (318,260 sq. mi) in Southwest Africa. It features particularly harsh geographical features, with central semi-arid mountains, the Namib Desert on the coast, and the Kalahari Desert to the east of the mountains. Namibia protects a significant proportion (18%) of its land with designated national parks and reserves. Some of these parks, such as the Namib-Naukluft Park and Fish River Canyon Park focus on protecting the landscape, whilst others such as the Etosha National Park focus primarily on wildlife.
Capital city: Windhoek Highest Point: Konigstein (8549ft / 2606m) Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0ft / 0m) Land Area: 317,874 sq. mi (823,290 sq. km) Water Area: 387 sq. mi (1002 sq. km) Total Area: 318,261 sq. mi (824,292 sq. km) Coastline: 977 miles (1572 km) Bordering countries (4) Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia
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Kalahari Desert

For most people, the word desert conjures up images of huge expanses of dry sand with little or no vegetation and a very limited...

Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei is a large salt and clay pan, situated in the southern region of the Namib Desert. Undoubtedly Namibia’s most iconic landscape; the rust-red...
Namib Desert

Namib Desert

Covering an area of 31,274 sq. mi (81,000 sq. km), the Namib is a coastal desert, situated along the south-western coast of the African...

Fish River Canyon

The Fish River Canyon is located in southern Namibia, West Africa. As the second largest canyon in the world, it's a very popular destination...
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