Windhoek

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Windhoek is Namibia's capital and largest city (population ~250,000). It is in the geographic centre of the country at an elevation of 1,600m. This is the city where most safaris travelling through Namibia begin, and also the first point of entry in Namibia should you arrive by airplane.

English is spoken throughout Namibia (it is the country's official language and is also the medium of instruction in most schools), although in many urban areas Afrikaans (similar to Dutch) is used as a lingua franca, as 50% of the Namibian population speaks Afrikaans. German is widely used in tourism and business. Oshiwambo is spoken by 50% of Namibians as a mother tongue. Radio and television is also predominantly in English. Other langauges include Oshiwambo, Otjiherero, Damara/Nama, Setswana, SiLozi, and Rukwangali.

Country:
Namibia
Region:
Africa
Population:
330,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
3 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coworking:
Best coffee:
The Joy of Food Windhoek
Gender ratio (% man):
48 %
Power:
230V50Hz
Ambulance:
,
Fire department:
,
Police:
10111

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