National Symbols of Namibia

Namibia is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Angola, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa, . The capital of Namibia is Windhoek.

The official language is Oshiwambo and the Namibian dollar is the currency of the Namibia. The domain is .na and the country code is +264.

National day is celebrated on 21 Mar 1990. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Namibia is no exception.

In Namibia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Namibian people. Oshikundu is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Namibia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Namibian symbol.

The country was founded by Sam Nujoma. The current president of Namibia is Hage Geingob and Saara Kuugongelwa is the Prime Minister.

In Namibia the power plugs and sockets are of type D,M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Namibian national anthem was written by Axali Doëseb and composed by Axali Doëseb.

Country information

Former name(s) South-West Africa
Official name(s) The Republic of Namibia
Alternative name(s) Republic of Namibia (official, English)
Regional location Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa
Country name etymology From the coastal Namib Desert. Namib means "area where there is nothing" in the Nama language.
Climate Desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic
Terrain Mostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east
Population 2,540,905
National Day 21 Mar 1990
Language(s) Oshiwambo
Religion Christianity Lutheranism
Country code +264
Literacy rate 88.3%
Currency Namibian dollar
Capital city Windhoek
Domain(TLD) .na
Ethnicity Ovambo & Kavango
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Namibian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 825,615 km2 (318,772 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (CAST)
Average elevation 1,141 m (3,743 ft)
Coastline 1,572 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Namibia

Flag map of Namibia

Motto of Namibia

"Unity, liberty, justice"

National animal of Namibia

The National animal of Namibia is Oryx

National Animal of Namibia - Oryx

National flower of Namibia

The National flower of Namibia is Welwitschia. Botanical name is Welwitschia Mirabilis.

National flower of Namibia - Welwitschia

National bird of Namibia

The National bird of Namibia is African fish eagle

National bird of Namibia - African fish eagle

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Namibian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

An old monkey never forgets how to climb trees.

A diamonds father is coal, yet it regards itself as upper-class.

Learning expands great souls.

A parasite cannot live alone.

When a tiny toe is hurting the whole body stoops down to attend to it.

Where there are birds, there is water.

If your mouth turns into a knife, it will cut off your lips.

Those who live together cannot hide their behinds from each other.

If the State is going to fall, it is from the belly.

The bone given to you by the king is meat.

The earth is not ours, it is a treasure we hold in trust for future generations.

When the fish gets rotten, it all starts from the head.

Only the strong survive.

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