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Namibia

Interesting Facts about Namibia

Name: Namibia

Capital: Windhoek

Populations:The population of Namibia is 12,537,081

Languages:The national language of Namibia English.

Local Chitchat: Good Morning : Wa lalapo
You can also use the slang term Howzit – which is a combination of hello and how are you all in one.

English: Thank you

Afrikaans: Dankie

Oshiwambo: Tangi Unene

 

Traditional Namibian food consists of a few staples, the most common of which is oshifima, a doughlike paste made from millet, usually served with a stew of vegetables or meat. Other common dishes include oshiwambo, a rather tasty combination of spinach and beef, and mealie pap, an extremely basic porridge.

 

      

 

Must do’s:

  •  Deadvlei & Sossusvlei
  • Dune 45
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Meet the Himba People
  • Spitzkoppe
  • The Moon Landscapes of Namibia
  • The Skeleton Coast
  • Kolmanskop Sand Covered Houses
  • Etosha National Park
  • Ancient Cave Paintings
  • Stargaze in the desert
  • Learn a few of their sounds and get a deeper look into their culture
  • Small collection of classic and antique cars parked forever in the desert
  • Etosha National Park
  • Tropic of Capricorn crossing
  • Seaside city of Swakopmund
  • Wild Horses of Aus, Namibia

 Home to the world’s largest population of free-roaming cheetahs (~2500-3000).

The primary source of water to the Namib is fog, most animals have become adapted to the       conditions and obtain water from the fog.

  Highest sand dunes in the world

The sand of Sossusvlei is approximately five million years old.

Namibia name from one of the world’s oldest deserts the Namib Desert 

Second less  populated country in the world.

It has some of the highest sand dunes in the world.

The Skeleton Coast is the world’s biggest grave site for sailors and ships.