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Surface: 824 292 km²
Capital: Windhoek
Population: 2,100,000 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
March, April, October and November are the best months to travel to Namibia. The temperatures are not too hot and not too cold. In addition, these are the best months to spot wildlife.

English is the official language in Namibia. In addition, there are mainly Afrikaans speaking and some local languages.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Namibia.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Namibia.
Business travelers do have to apply for a visa.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in South Africa (also for Namibia): .
Dutch consulate in Namibia: .
Embassy of Namibia in Belgium (also Netherlands) .
Consulates of Namibia in Netherlands: .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Namibia is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Namibia is malaria for.

Money and Money
Namibia is paid by the Namibian Dollar (NAD).

Traffic and route
In Namibia, you must drive on the left side of the road.

In Namibia, a plug adapter required.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink the tourist places. In places where this is not the case, you will often by local residents pointed this out.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Namibia can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Namibia, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Namibia end in .na.
Official websites of Namibia: and .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Namibia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Namibia.

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An overview of all the holidays in Namibia, visit .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Namibia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Namibia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.