Namibia

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Geography of Namibia

4 big areas

icone the Namib and the inhospitable coastal plains along the Atlantic Ocean for about 2 000 km

iconethe central plateau culminates at 2 573 m

iconethe Kalahari desert to the east

iconethe bushveld of Kavango and Caprivi to the North


13 regions

Since 1990, Namibia is divided into 13 regions :

icone Caprivi, capital : Katima Mulilo

icone Erongo, capital : Swakopmund (former Damaraland)

icone Hardap, capital : Mariental

icone Karas, capital : Keetmanshoop

icone Khomas, capital : Windhoek

icone Kunene, capital : Opuwo (former Kaokoloand)

icone Oshikoto, capital : Tsumeb

icone Ohangwena, capital : Oshikango

icone Okavango, capital : Rundu

icone Omaheke, capital : Gobabis

icone Omusati, capital : Outapi

icone Oshana, capital : Oshakati

icone Otjozondjupa, capital : Grootfontein
Source : Wikipedia