Most people do not know a lot about Namibia, but this nation is actually very interesting to read about. The Republic of Namibia is located on the southern coast of Africa and about 29 degrees south of the equator. It has an overall area of about 800,000 square kilometers, which makes it the 31st largest nation in the world in terms of area.
Namibia was previously known as South West Africa. It is bordered by South Africa, Angola and Botswana. The Kalahari Desert, which is known as the largest desert in the world, is also located in Namibia. The nation is subdivided into 13 districts, the largest of which are the Caprivi, Kavango and Kunene. The capital city is called Windhoek and has a population of 233,000.
The national flag of Namibia was adopted in 1990. It symbolizes peace, the struggle for unity and loyalty to the nation. The sun on the flag stands for life and energy and the golden color of the sun stands for the warmth of the deserts. The blue on the flag represents the Atlantic Ocean and the White represents unity and peace.
Namibia is a republic and its government has three branches. It has its own president as well as a legislative branch and a complex judiciary system.
Namibia is a bright and vibrant nation. Its people are known for their heroism and dedication to a future for all. The vegetation and natural resources of Namibia drive the economy and make the nation what it is today.