Namibia flag information
Description flag of Namibia
a wide red stripe edged by narrow white stripes divides the flag diagonally from lower hoist corner to upper fly corner; the upper hoist-side triangle is blue and charged with a yellow 12-rayed sunburst; the lower fly-side triangle is green
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Official country name
Republic of Namibia
Republic of Namibia (long)
German Southwest Africa, South-West Africa
Namibian(s) (noun) Namibia (adjective)
English 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages 1% (includes Oshivambo, Herero, Nama)
2,088,669 ranked 146, (data 2008)
first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment into its constitution; some 14% of the land is protected, including virtually the entire Namib Desert coastal strip. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 1,572 km.
3,936km, Angola 1,376 km, Botswana 1,360 km, South Africa 967 km, Zambia 233 km.
13 regions; Caprivi, Erongo, Hardap, Karas, Khomas, Kunene, Ohangwena, Okavango, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, Otjozondjupa
21 March 1990 (from South African mandate)