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Namibia Flag The Republic of Namibia (Afrikaans: Republiek van Namibië; German: Republik Namibia) is a country in southern Africa. It shares land borders with Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, as well as having a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.

As of 2009, the population of Namibia was estimated as being 2,108,665. The country's capital and largest city is Windhoek (German: Windhuk), which has an estimated population of 233,529.

Namibia Country Details


Country Name Namibia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southern Africa
Flag Namibia Flag
Principal Languages
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • Capital Windhoek


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    Namibia (Bradt Travel Guide Namibia)
    By Chris McIntyre

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (544 pages)

    Namibia (Bradt Travel Guide Namibia)
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    This thoroughly updated fifth edition of Bradt's Namibia includes all the developments in Namibia's accommodation, from guest farms and lodges to bush-camps, plus details on areas of natural interest such as the Sperrgebiet National Park. Author Chris McIntyre tempts adrenaline junkies with exciting opportunities for dune-boarding, ballooning and quad-biking in the desert, while the guide details Namibia's unique and fascinating wildlife, how to visit bushman villages and guidelines on eco-travel. From the desolate Skeleton Coast to the lush Kavango and Caprivi Strip, or the picturesque capital, Windhoek, Bradt has it covered.
    Fodor's The Complete Guide to African Safaris: with South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda & the Seychelles (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    Fodor's Travel
    Released: 2015-06-09
    Paperback (656 pages)

    Fodor s The Complete Guide to African Safaris: with South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda & the Seychelles (Full-color Travel Guide)
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    An African safari is considered the trip of a lifetime for many, and recent continent-wide expansion of low-cost airfares has made many African destinations more affordable to reach. Fodor's The Complete Guide to African Safaris provides the most comprehensive and engaging information on the most popular game-viewing regions in Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Namibia, and Zambia. COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: Other guides cover part of the process, but only Fodor's deals with all aspects of the planning, picking, and preparing for safaris around Africa.
    Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham & Kate Morgan

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    • Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch the wildlife gather in Etosha National Park, feel the soft sand of the Sossusvlei red dunes, or drift through the waters of Okavango; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Botswana and Namibia and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, poetry, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, wildlife, and cuisine
    • Over 53 local maps
    • Useful features - including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Planning a Safari
    • Coverage of Windhoek, Gaborone, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kasane, the Okavango Delta, Kalahari, Damaraland, the Caprivi Strip, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Luderitz, Fish River Canyon, Tsodilo Hills, Skeleton Coast, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia, our most comprehensive guide to Botswana and Namibia, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Southern Africa Guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alan Murphy, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, and Kate Morgan.

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

    'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

    'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
    Insight Guides: Namibia
    By Insight Guides

    Insight Guides
    Paperback (288 pages)

    Insight Guides: Namibia
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    The 2014 travel buzz has been all about vast, intriguing, and beautiful Namibia, and it’s not hard to see why. Whether you want to savor top game viewing in Etosha National Park, make the breathtaking descent into the Fish River Canyon, or discover the prehistoric rock art at Twyfelfontein, Insight Guide Namibia will make sure you have the quintessential Namibian experience. Features by local writers delve into topics including food, people, architecture, and wildlife, while fascinating accounts of the country’s regions bring Namibia to life, from the haunting Skeleton Coast to the easy-going charm of Swakopmund. The sights and attractions of the entire country are given detailed coverage, while full-color photography and maps help you navigate with ease. Our detailed Travel Tips give you all the practical information you need to plan your trip, including our selection of the best and most authentic hotels and restaurants.
    The Rough Guide to Namibia
    By Rough Guides

    Rough Guides
    Released: 2017-07-18
    Paperback (392 pages)

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    This in-depth coverage of Namibia's local attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots—from Fish River Canyon to Etosha National Park to historic churches—and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages. With a beautiful new cover, amazing tips and information, and key facts, The Rough Guide to Namibia is the perfect travel companion.

    The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving the roads, taking walking tours, or visiting local cathedrals. You'll find special coverage of history, art, architecture, and literature, and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each area in this fascinating country.

    The Rough Guide to Namibia also unearths the best restaurants, nightlife, and places to stay, from backpacker hostels to beachfront villas and boutique hotels, and color-coded maps feature every sight and listing.

    Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Namibia.

    Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.

    Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (384 pages)

    Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Spot jackals and black rhinos in Etosha National Park, explore the German colonial town of Luederitz; or marvel at mighty Victoria Falls; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Botswana & Namibia and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, etiquette, religion, architecture, wildlife, literature, arts & crafts, dance, safaris, music, cuisine, environment
    • Over 60 maps
    • Covers Gaborone, Chobe National Park, Etosha National Park, Kalahari, Okavango Delta, Windhoek, Victoria Falls, Fish River Canyon and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia, our most comprehensive guide to Botswana & Namibia, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Southern Africa guide.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Namibia Handbook (Footprint Handbooks)
    By Lizzie Williams

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    • Footprint Handbooks
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    Wildly beautiful, this ancient land is one of the finest destinations for wildlife viewing in southern Africa, and its opportunities for adventure are almost limitless. Footprint’s Namibia Handbook will guide you from the red sands of the Kalahari to the sunken hulks resting on the striking Skeleton Coast, via the fascinating museums and buildings of Windhoek.

     

    ·         Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including eerie ghost towns, unspoilt national parks, vibrant red sand dunes, skydiving, quad biking, and the awesome Fish River Canyon

    ·         Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from exploring the lands of the nomadic Himba people to quirky seaside towns

    ·         Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport and practicalities to history, culture & landscape  

    ·         Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget 

    ·         Full-color planning section to inspire travelers and help them find the best experiences

     

    From spotting swift cheetahs to ballooning over the barren wildernesses, Footprint’s fully updated 7th edition will help you navigate this adventurous destination.

    Namibia Travel Map (Globetrotter Travel Map)
    By Globetrotter

    Globetrotter
    Map (128 pages)

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    The highly successful Globetrotter Travel Series, which includes Travel Guides, Travel
    Maps, Road Atlases, Best Of Pocket Guides and In Your Pocket Language Guides, presently
    covers more than 90 destinations worldwide.

    The Globetrotter Travel Map of Namibia caters specifically for the needs of tourists who are
    new to a destination. The town plans of the major centres pinpoint key buildings and places
    of interest as well as where to stay. Distance and climate charts enable travellers to plan their
    visits in advance.

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