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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

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 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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