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Namibia At A Glance

Welcome to Namibia Safaris. Here is Namibia At A Glance to get a better understanding of the country.

Basic Information

Official name: Republic of Namibia

Area: 823,290 sq. km

Government: Unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic.


North: Zambia and Angola

East: Botswana and South Africa

West: Atlantic Ocean

South: South Africa




  • Kunene Region
  • Omusati Region
  • Oshana Region
  • Ohangwena Region
  • Oshikoto Region
  • Kavango West
  • Kavango East
  • Zambezi Region
  • Erongo Region
  • Otjozondjupa Region
  • Omaheke Region
  • Khomas Region
  • Hardap Region
  • Karas Region


Total: 2.63 million

Male: 1.37 million (49.7%)

Female: 1.38 million (50.3%)


Official language: English, Oshiwambo and Afrikaans.

Business Language: English

Time Zone

UTC (Coordinated Universal Time Greenwich)+2  


Currency: Namibian Dollar

ISO Code: NA

Credit cards: Yes

Cards: Mastercard, Visa, American Express

Traveler’s cheques: Not widely accepted

Tips: Customary

Currency Exchange

Exchange Rate: €1= 20.51 NAD

  • Airports
  • Banks
  • Hotels
  • Shops
  • Restaurants
  • ATMs

Economy & GDP

Real GDP Growth: 7.6%

US $ 12,914,932.66 (current US$ for 2022)

US $ 29,600,986.80 (PPP)

GDP per Capita

US $ 5031.1 (current US $ in 2022)

US $ 11,531.3 (PPP in 2022)

Key Economic Sectors

  • Agriculture.
  • Fisheries.
  • Manufacturing.
  • Mining.
  • Tourism.
  • Service Industry. 


Namibia has one of the best road networks on the continent

Stable domestic and international rail and air facilities.

Public transport in major cities.


Health sector in a fair state.

The majority of Namibia poses no malaria risk at all however the northern region above Etosha National Park as well as the Kavango and Zambezi.

For more information about Namibia Safaris and information regarding travel insurance, health guidelines, or any other necessary details, visit Gazelle Safaris Africa today.

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Quick Facts About Namibia

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Namibia is excellent for safari experiences. It boasts stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and vast open spaces, making it a prime destination for safari enthusiasts.

The best time for a safari in Namibia is during the dry season, which typically runs from May to October. During this time, wildlife congregates around water sources, making it easier to spot them. Additionally, the weather is cooler, and there is less vegetation, improving visibility.

To enter Namibia a passport valid for at least 6 months from date of entry is required. Kindly ensure that you have at least 3 blank pages for entry and exit stamps. A valid return ticket is also required. Entry into Namibia will be allowed up to a maximum of 90 days. Extensions can however be applied for from the ministry of home affairs situated in Windhoek.

There are various accommodation options available for safari-goers in Namibia, ranging from luxury lodges to tented camps and self-catering accommodations. Some popular safari destinations in Namibia include Etosha National Park, Sossusvlei, and the Caprivi Strip, each offering a range of lodging choices to suit different preferences and budgets.

The currency used in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which is pegged to the South African Rand (ZAR) at a 1:1 exchange rate. Both Namibian Dollars and South African Rands are widely accepted in Namibia. It's advisable to carry some cash in either NAD or ZAR for small purchases, while credit and debit cards are accepted in larger establishments.

Namibia is generally considered a safe destination for tourists. However, like any other country, it's essential to take precautions to ensure your safety. This includes being aware of your surroundings, avoiding isolated areas at night, and safeguarding your belongings.

Namibia is a multilingual country with several recognized languages. English is the official language and is widely spoken, particularly in urban areas and for business and administrative purposes. Additionally, Afrikaans, German, and various indigenous languages such as Oshiwambo, Herero, and Damara are also spoken by different ethnic groups across the country.

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Namibia Safari Itineraries

11 Days The Gem Of Africa Safari

Nairobi | Masai Mara Game Reserve | Lake Naivasha | Aberdares National Park | Lake Nakuru |

Kenya Wildlife Safari

11 Days From $ 3277

4 Days Livingstone Adventure Experience

Victoria Falls | Livingstone | Chobe National Park

Zambia Tour

4 Days On Request
Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

4 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Safari

Kigali | Franco-Rwanda cultural Centre | Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Rwanda Gorilla Safaris

4 Days From $ 2,470

6 Days Livingstone And Lower Zambezi Tour

Victoria Falls | Mosi-oa-Tunya | Sausage Tree Camp | Lower Zambezi National Park

Zambia Tour

6 Days On Request
Cape Town

7 Days 6 Nights Cape Town & Johannesburg

Table Mountain Cable Way | Ameera Yacht | Cape Point | Funicular Train Ride | Seal Island

South Africa Luxury Safari

7 Days From $ 1037

7 Days Botswana And Victoria Falls Adventure Tour

Okavango Delta | Chobe National Park | Victoria Falls

Zambia Tour

7 Days On Request

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