Overview - Namibia

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Capital:Windhoek
Area:825,418 km²
Population:2,044,147 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Afrikaans - 60%, English - 7% (official), German - 32%, indigenous languages (Ndonga, Herero, Nama) - 1%.
Religion(s):Christian - 80-90% (Lutheran 50%), indigenous beliefs - 10-20%.
Ethnic Group(s):Black - 87.5% (Ovambo - 50%, Kavango -9%, Herero - 7%, Damara - 7%, Nama - 5%, Caprivian - 4%, Bushmen - 3%, Subia - 2%, Tswana - 0.5%) White - 6%, mixed - 6.5%.