Namibia

SHORT INFORMATION

Currency of Namibia

The Namibian Dollar (NAD; symbol N$) is in note denominations of N$200, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of N$5, N$1, 50 cents, 10 cents and 5 cents. It is linked to the South African Rand (R) on a 1:1 basis (South African Rand = 100 cents). The South African Rand is also acceptable as currency in Namibia.

SHORT INFORMATION

Geography of Namibia

At 824,292 km2 (318,261 sq mi),Namibia is the world's thirty-fourth largest country (after Venezuela). After Mongolia, Namibia is the least densely populated country in the world (2.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (7.0/sq mi)).

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Namibia

The culture of Namibia and customs are a blend of many different peoples and cultures, similar in some respects to the ‘rainbow’ nation next door.