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Namibia in 3D

Namibia in 3D

Namibia is located in southern Africa and is more than twice the size of Germany with 825,000 km². With only 2 million inhabitants, the country is only very densely populated. The Namib Desert, which is the oldest desert in the world and the adjoining dry savanna of the Kalahari, determine the landscape. The multiply unspoiled nature is specifically protected for ecological and sustainable tourism. Because of the good infrastructure and low crime, it is possible for everyone to explore the country on their own. The national parks with a fascinating wildlife attracts annually millions of tourists  into the country.

 

Windhoek

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Windhoek is the capital of Namibia. The city is located in the Khomas highlands with more than 1600 meteres above the sea level just close to the geographical centre of the country. It is the economical, political and cultural centre of the country. Windhoek has more than 300 000 inhabitants who come from all regions of the country.

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The Kalahari

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The Kalahari is a semi-desert with a 10-month dry season. The rainy days themselves can be counted on one hand. Grasses and bushes and cacti form their vegetation here. The few oases in the Kalahari are nature reserves, where you can observe almost all animals in Africa.

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Damaraland

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Damaraland is the main settlement area of the Damara tribe. It is a hilly desert landscape in the regions of Erongo and Kunene. In Namibia, they represent about 8% of the population. There are no clear geographical boundaries for the Damaraland. Most of the time the damaras share the land with the Herero and Himba.

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Swakopmund

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The coastal town Swakopmund has 43 000 inhabitants and is mostly living from tourism. It does not really rain in Swakopmund, but on numerous days the city is covered by fog. The cold benguela stream is responsible for the mild temperatures in the city.

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Namib desert

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The Namib Desert is 80 million years, the oldest desert in the world. On the Atlantic coast rise the largest sand dunes in the world. Inland, there is a dry savanna. The Kalahari begins on the heights of the Naukluft Mountains. The most significant national parks in the Namib Desert are: Naukluft, Dorob, Skeleton Coast, Spitzkoppe, and Sossusvlei.

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Kharas

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The province of ǁKharas is the southernmost, in area the largest and one of the most sparsely populated region of Namibia. The name ǁKharas means quiver tree. These trees grow in this form only in Namibia and are most common in the south of the country. Hotspots in southern Namibia include the Fishrivercanyon National Parks and the Giants Playground.

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Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppe

Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

Fishriver Canyon

Fishrivercanyon

Giants Playground

Giants Playground

Luedreitz

Luederitz

Kolmannskuppe

Kolmannskuppe

Namibische Botany

Namibische Botanik

Namibia Breweries

Namibia Breweries