Namibian President Publicizes His Ministers’ Performance Agreements.
The largest meteorite shower ever, the Gibeon meteorite shower, was discovered in Namibia in 1838.
Namibia’s Coastal Desert is one of the oldest deserts in the world. Its sand dunes, created by the strong onshore winds, are the highest in the world.
Namibian phone service is compatible with U. S.-based callback services, which can substantially reduce the cost of calls to the U. S. or other international locations. Typical callback rates are currently around 75 cents per minute.
The Constitution of Namibia is the first constitution to include a provision for environmental protection.
Namibia also has one of the largest black rhino populations in the world, with a majority found in Etosha National Park.
Namibia Has One of the World’s Largest Black Rhino Populations in the World.
Namibia is one of few countries in the world to specifically address conservation and protection of natural resources in its constitution.
The longest cave system in Namibia is the Arnhem Cave.
Namibia hosts one of the most strange and unique fossil plant, Welwitschia Mirabilis found in Namib desert and has a lifespan of more than 2,000 years.
Namibia is a cultural melting pot from San bushmen and Nama Pastoralists, to the Ovambo people who played an important role in the fight for independence and the descendants of German colonists who settled many decades ago.
Namibia is the first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment in its constitution. Despite being a third world developing nation, Namibia, through the inclusion of this act in its constitution, has made it a great difference and has become an environmental pace setter to the rest of Africa and the world.
However, Namibia still has a large population of free-roaming cheetahs. Namibia’s wild cheetah population is the highest in the world, coming in at approximately 2,000 cheetahs, followed by Botswana with an estimated 1,800.
Namibia hosts the largest and one of the most unusual showers ever, the Gibeon Meteorite shower which was discovered in the year 1838.
Namibia is roughly half the size of Alaska.
Namibia makes a fantastic year round destination. The peak season runs from July to October as this coincides with the winter game viewing in Etosha and Damaraland. Planning your trip well in advance is critical.
EASTERN Province beat Namibia by five runs in a thrilling CSA One Day Challenge match at the Wanderers field in Windhoek.
Namibia is something of a surfer’s paradise – both on the waves and on the sand! The coast of Namibia provides a perfect place to hit up the waves, and both Walvis Bay and the Skeleton Coast provide ideal surfing locations.