Namibia

SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative divisions of Namibia

Namibia is divided into 14 regions and subdivided into 121 constituencies. The administrative divisions of Namibia are tabled by Delimitation Commissions and accepted or declined by the National Assembly.

SHORT INFORMATION

Windhoek is the capital of the Republic of Namibia

Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area, at around 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level. The population of Windhoek in 2012 was 322,500 and grows continually due to an influx from all over Namibia.

SHORT INFORMATION

Health in Namibia

Namibia faces a number of challenges providing health care to its citizens. The country has a dual system of public (serving 85% of the population) and private (15%) health care providers. In the financial year 2006/07, Government and private health expenditure combined accounted for 8.3% of the country's Gross Domestic Product.