The Lord's Move to Africa

Namibia

The Lord’s Testimony

No. of meeting places: 1
No. of saints in church life: 30
No. of saints regularly meeting: 30

Country Profile

Location: Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa 
Geographical Size: land: 823,290 sq km, water: 1,002 sq km Climate: desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic 
Population: 2,533,224 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 1.91% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Oshiwambo languages 49.7%, Nama/Damara 11%, Kavango languages 10.4%, Afrikaans 9.4% (common language of most of the population), Herero languages 9.2%, Zambezi languages 4.9%, English (official) 2.3%, other African languages 1.5%, other European languages .7%, other 1% (2016 est.) 
Religion: Christian 80% to 90% (at least 50% Lutheran), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20% 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Windhoek 
Economy: Namibia’s economy is heavily dependent on the extraction and processing of minerals for export. Mining accounts for about 12.5% of GDP, but provides more than 50% of foreign exchange earnings. Namibia is one of the world’s largest producers of uranium. Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and copper. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $26.6 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 193,125 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 2,647,853 (2017 est.), Internet users: 756,118 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA