NAMIBIA the country located along the Atlantic seaboard on the south-western coast of the African sub-continent, the first of its African continent, will become soon a WTA membeship, increasing its membership to 51 membership through the world. The country has abundant resourses and a big territory.
Country Size & Borders:
Namibia is a vast country, its surface area is 824 268 km², about 4 times the size of the United Kingdom and 27 times the size of Belgium. Situated along the Atlantic seaboard on the south-western coast of the African sub-continent, Namibia borders Angola and Zambia in the north, South Africa in the south and south-east, Botswana in the east and Zimbabwe at the eastern extremity of Caprivi, the curiously-shaped panhandle consisting of water-rich riverine swamplands.
According to the last census (1991), Namibia has a population of just over 1,4 million and an annual population growth of about 3%.
The population density of 1,7 people per square kilometre is one of the lowest in the world. The population is, however, very unevenly distributed, with approximately 60% of the country＇ s inhabitants living in the north with about one third in rural areas.
Namibia＇ s inhabitants vary from a rural population of traditional hunter-gatherers, herders and farmers to a diverse urban population of semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled workers, consisting of industrialists, traders, civil servants and individuals in a wide variety of professions.
Namibia has a dry climate typical of a semi-desert country, where droughts are a regular occurrence.
Days are generally warm to very hot, while nights are generally cool.