Namibia



Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek.

NameNamibia
Top Level Domain
.na
Alpha2 CodeNA
Alpha3 CodeNAM
Calling Codes
264
CapitalWindhoek
Alt Spellings
NA
Namibië
Republic of Namibia
RegionAfrica
SubregionSouthern Africa
Population2324388
Latlng
-22
17
DemonymNamibian
Area825615
Gini63.9
Timezones
UTC+01:00
Borders
AGO
BWA
ZAF
ZMB
Native NameNamibia
Numeric Code516
Currencies
CodeNAD
NameNamibian dollar
Symbol$
CodeZAR
NameSouth African rand
SymbolR
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Iso639_1af
Iso639_2afr
NameAfrikaans
Native NameAfrikaans
Translations
DeNamibia
EsNamibia
FrNamibie
Jaナミビア
ItNamibia
BrNamíbia
PtNamíbia
NlNamibië
HrNamibija
Faنامیبیا
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/nam.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAU
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika
CiocNAM

Cities

Windhoek

Destinations

Agricultural Museum

Museum in Helmeringhausen

Aha Hills

Hills in Tsumkwe Area

Alte Gefängnis (Old Prison)

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Alte Kaserne

Fortress in Swakopmund

Altes Amtsgericht

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Bahnhof (Railway Station)

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Baobabs

Natural Feature in Tsumkwe Area

Bird Island

Bird Sanctuary in Walvis Bay

Bird Paradise

Bird Sanctuary in Walvis Bay

Burnt Mountain

Mountain in Twyfelfontein Area

Bushy Corner

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Bwabwata National Park

National Park in Caprivi Strip

Cape Cross Seal Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Dorob National Park

Cemetery

Cemetery in Grootfontein

Christuskirche

Church in Windhoek

Church

Church in Rundu

Crocodile Farm

Farm in Otjiwarongo

Daan Viljoen Game Park

Wildlife Reserve in Windhoek

Deadvlei

Natural Feature in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Deutsche-Afrika Bank Building

Architecture in Swakopmund

Dinosaur Footprints

Historic Site in Kalkfeld

Dolerite Dyke

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Dolerite Dyke

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Dorslandboom

Historic Site in Tsumkwe Area

Dune 45

Viewpoint in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Dune 7

Landmark in Walvis Bay

Duwisib Castle

Historic Building in Southern Central Plateau

Eagle Rock Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Elephant Column

Monument in Windhoek

Elim Dune

Viewpoint in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Erindi Private Game Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Otjozondjupa

Etosha National Park

National Park in Namibia

Farm Ibenstein Weavery

Arts Centre in Dordabis

Felsenkirche

Church in Lüderitz

Fish River Canyon

Canyon in Namibia

Fool's Gold Corner

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Fort

Fort in Uutapi

Four Finger Rock

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Franke Tower

Historic Site in Omaruru

Friedenskirche

Church in Okahandja

Gathemann’s Complex

Historic Building in Windhoek

German Evangelical Lutheran Church

Church in Swakopmund

German Fort

Historic Building in Okahandja

German Fort & Museum

Fort in Grootfontein

Goanikontes

Farm in Swakopmund

Goerke Haus

Historic Site in Lüderitz

Grootboom

Landmark in Tsumkwe Area

Hamilton Hills

Hills in Namib Section

Hardap Dam Game Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Southern Central Plateau

Heinitzburg Castle

Castle in Windhoek

Hell's Corner

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village

Museum in Tsumeb

Herero Heroes Cemetery

Cemetery in Okahandja

Hidden Vlei

Natural Feature in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Hikers' Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Hoba Meteorite

Natural Feature in Grootfontein

Hohenzollern Building

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Holboom

Landmark in Tsumkwe Area

Independence Memorial Museum

Museum in Windhoek

Jetty

Landmark in Swakopmund

Kaiserliche Realschule

Historic Building in Windhoek

Kaiserliches Bezirksgericht (State House)

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Kaiserliches Postampt

Historic Building in Keetmanshoop

Kanebis Bend

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Khaudum National Park

National Park in Kavango

Kolmanskop

Historic Site in Tsau Khaeb National Park

Kooigoedhoogte Pass

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Kraal

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Kriegerdenkmal

Monument in Windhoek

Kristall Galerie

Gallery in Swakopmund

Kristall Kellerei Winery

Winery in Omaruru

Kuiseb Canyon

Canyon in Namib Section

Lagoon

Lagoon in Walvis Bay

Lake Oponono

Lake in Ondangwa

Lake Otjikoto

Lake in Otjozondjupa

Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Swakopmund

Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Lüderitz

Litfass-Saule

Architecture in Swakopmund

Living Desert Snake Park

Zoo in Swakopmund

Living Hunter’s Museum Of The Ju/'Hoansi

Museum in Tsumkwe Area

Living Museum

Museum in Otjozondjupa

Lizauli Traditional Village

Village in Mudumu National Park

Locomotive No 41

Monument in Otjiwarongo

Lookout

Viewpoint in Walvis Bay

Lüderitz Museum

Museum in Lüderitz

Mahango Game Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Bwabwata National Park

Main Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Marine Memorial

Monument in Swakopmund

Messum Crater

Canyon in Damaraland

Mole

Landmark in Swakopmund

Moon Landscape

Viewpoint in Swakopmund

Moordkoppie

Historic Site in Okahandja

Nakambale Museum

Museum in Ondangwa

Namib-Naukluft National Park

National Park in Namibia

Namibia Conservatorium

Notable Building in Windhoek

National Art Gallery

Gallery in Windhoek

National Marine Aquarium

Aquarium in Swakopmund

National Museum Of Namibia

Museum in Windhoek

Naulila Monument

Monument in Outjo

Naute Kristall

Distillery in Naute Dam

Nkasa Rupara National Park

National Park in Caprivi Strip

Numas Ravine

Rock Art in The Brandberg

Okonjima Nature Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Otjozondjupa

Old German Cemetery

Cemetery in Swakopmund

Old German School

Architecture in Swakopmund

Old Magistrates’ Court

Historic Building in Windhoek

Old Post Office

Historic Building in Lüderitz

Old Supreme Court

Notable Building in Windhoek

OMEG Haus

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Organ Pipes

Landmark in Twyfelfontein Area

Otjinjange & Hartmann’s Valleys

Natural Site in The Northwest Corner

Outjo Museum

Museum in Outjo

Owambo Campaign Memorial

Monument in Windhoek

Owela Museum

Museum in Windhoek

Panveld

Natural Site in Tsumkwe Area

Petrified Forest

Landmark in Twyfelfontein Area

Phillips Cave

Cave in Erongo Mountains

Popa Falls

Waterfall in Bwabwata National Park

Port

Harbour in Walvis Bay

Prinzessin Rupprecht Heim

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Rhenish Mission Church

Church in Okahandja

Rhenish Mission Church

Church in Walvis Bay

Rock Pinnacle

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Rockies Point

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Roman Catholic Mission Museum

Museum in Kavango

Ruacana Falls

Waterfall in Ruacana

Salt Works

Bird Sanctuary in Walvis Bay

Sandwich Harbour

Harbour in Dorob National Park

Sesriem Canyon

Canyon in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Showground

Landmark in Windhoek

Skeleton Coast Park

National Park in Skeleton Coast

Sossusvlei

Pan in Sesriem & Sossusvlei

Spitzkoppe

Mountain in Damaraland

St Barbara’s Church

Church in Tsumeb

Sulphur Springs

Hot Springs in Fish River Canyon

Sulphur Springs Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Sunset Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Swakopmund Museum

Museum in Swakopmund

The Edge

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

The Hope

Monument in Walvis Bay

Thilo Von Trotha's Grave

Cemetery in Fish River Canyon

Three Sisters Rocks

Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Tintenpalast

Notable Building in Windhoek

Town Museum

Church in Keetmanshoop

Town Museum

Museum in Rehoboth

Trans-Namib Transport Museum

Museum in Windhoek

Tsisab Ravine

Rock Art in The Brandberg

Tsumeb Mining Museum

Museum in Tsumeb

Turnhalle

Historic Building in Windhoek

Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings

Rock Art in Twyfelfontein Area

Van Zyl’s Pass

Natural Site in The Northwest Corner

Walvis Bay Museum

Museum in Walvis Bay

Waterberg National Park

National Park in Otjozondjupa

Woermannhaus

Historic Building in Swakopmund

Wondergat

Natural Feature in Twyfelfontein Area

Zoo Park

Park in Windhoek


All visitors must be in possession of a passport which is valid for at least 6 months beyond intended departure date from Namibia and valid return ticket.

Entry into Namibia will be permitted for a maximum period of 90 days. Extension is possible on application to immigration authorities during stay in Namibia.

Nationals from the countries listed below are not required to obtain Visas to travel to Namibia:

Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Mozambique, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Visa Requirements for Foreigners travelling to Namibia

Namibian Missions worldwide


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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