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About Namibia

Namibia, officially known as Republic of Namibia is a country in southwest Africa alongside the Namib Desert. The country is home to diverse wildlife. Namibia is one of the very few German colonies in the world before it was taken over by South Africa during the World War I. Hence Namibia’s economy is tied closely to that of South Africa.

Namibia’s economy is based on mining, agriculture & livestock, manufacturing and tourism. It has a highly developed banking structure and us a technologically advance country.

Mining in Namibia includes Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Uranium and Base metals.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionSouthern Africa
Capital CityWindhoek
Government TypeSemi-Presidential Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans, German, Otjiherero,Oshiwambo,RuKwangali, Setswana
CurrencyNamibian dollar, NAD South African rand, ZAR
Phone Code +264
Important CitiesRundu, Walvis Bay, Oshakati, Swakopmund, Katima Mulilo, Grootfontein, Rehoboth, Otjiwarongo, Okahandja
National DayIndependence Day (21st Mar)
GDP (nominal)USD 12.647 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking104
Primary Industriesmeatpacking, fish processing, dairy products, pasta, beverages; mining (diamonds, lead, zinc, tin, silver, tungsten, uranium, copper)
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsAngola, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa(PMAESA), Southern African Customs Union(SACU), Southern Africa Development Community(SADC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone(ZPCAS)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Chemical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Live Animals and Animal Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Retail & Fmcg Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Building & Construction Products & Services, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Other Products, Cereals & Pulses, Household Items & Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Aviation Vehicles, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Gems & Jewellery, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Household Items & Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Edible Oils & Seeds, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Cosmetics and Accessories, Glass and glassware, Silk & Textiles
Total Exports ValueUSD 6.005 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 7.958 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 1.953 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Bilateral trade and investments
Major Exports to IndiaGems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fruits and Nuts, Other Products, Chemical Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Pharmaceutical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Cereals & Pulses
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Machinery & Appliances, Cereals & Pulses, Electrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Rubber and Products, Silk & Textiles, Fashion and Apparel, Chemical Products, Gems & Jewellery, Plastics and Products, Ceramic Products, Household Items & Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 37.54 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 240.6 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 203.06 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for NamibiaHigh Commission of India
H.E. Mr. Mandarapu Subbarayudu
Honourable High Commissioner
97, Nelson Mandela Avenue, Klein Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia 
264 - 61- 226037, 228433

Embassy Details of Namibia in IndiaNamibia
High Commission of the Republic of Namibia
H.E. Mr Gabriel Pandureni Sinimbo
High Commissioner
C-110 Anand Niketan, New Delhi-110021
+91-11-2614 0389, 2 614 4772, 2615 5481 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Namibia in Bengaluru
H.E. Dr. Akkshye Tulsyan
Honorary Consul
19/12 1st Main Road,3rd Cross, Jaymahal Ext. Bangalore -560046
80-29906151 /22206151 , 9901999999

Honorary Consulate of Namibia in Mumbai
Mr. Balchand Harakchand Jain
Honorary Consul