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Last Updated: Thursday January 23 2003 10:03 GMT

Country profile: Namibia

  • Population: 2 million
  • Capital city: Windhoek
  • Languages spoken: English (official), Afrikaans, German, Oshivambo, Herero, Nama
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Fascinating Fact: In 1837 21 tonnes of meteorites fell on Gibeon in southern Namibia. 33 of the extraterrestrial boulders are now on display in the capital city of Windhoek.
Sounds of Africa

To listen to music from Namibia, click on the purple link in top right corner of this page.

The track is called Omahangu by Pulakena from the album Listen up! on the NBC/RNE N.O.T.P label.




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