Where is Namibia?

Namibia is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -22.95764 and longitude 18.49041 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 22° 57' 27.50'' S
  • 18° 29' 25.48'' E

You can see the location of Namibia on the world map below:

Namibia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Namibia (NA) are:

  1. Angola (AO)
  2. Botswana (BW)
  3. South Africa (ZA)
  4. Zambia (ZM)

Maritime Borders

Namibia borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Pin showing Namibia on a map

Namibia Related Content

Namibia Key Facts

CountryNamibia
CoordinatesLatitude: -22.95764
Longitude: 18.49041
Country CodesAlpha 2: NA
Alpha 3: NAM
Country Flag Emoji🇳🇦
Int. Phone Prefix+264
Capital cityWindhoek
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Southern Africa
Country Area824,292 sq km
Population 20212,587,344
World Rank: 138
Median Age21.3
Life expectancy59.3
Major languagesOshiwambo languages 49.7%, Nama/Damara 11%, Kavango languages 10.4%, Afrikaans 9.4% (also a common language), Herero languages 9.2%, Zambezi languages 4.9%, English (official) 2.3%, other African languages 1.5%, other European languages .7%, other 1% (2016 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+02:00
Internet TLD.na
Biggest AirportHosea Kutako International Airport (WDH)
Average temperature19.95 °C
67.91 °F
Administrative Divisions14 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Namibia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyNamibian Dollar (NAD)
GDP in 2020$10.6 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 142
GDP per capita in 2020$4,157
World Rank: 112
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesSouth Africa, China, Zimbabwe, Botswana, India
Top 5 Export CountriesSouth Africa, China, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States

Biggest Cities in Namibia

Here are the largest cities in Namibia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Windhoek 322,500
Walvisbaai 85,000
Rundu 63,431
Oshakati 39,679
Swakopmund 34,300
Katima Mulilo 28,699
Otjiwarongo 28,249
Rehoboth 25,219
Grootfontein 24,099
Okahandja 20,879

Map of Namibia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Africa Region