Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Hage Geingob
- Heavily dependent on the extraction and processing of minerals for export.
- Mining accounts for 8% of GDP, but provides more than 50% of foreign exchange earnings.
- Rich alluvial diamond deposits make Namibia a primary source for gem-quality diamonds.
- World’s fourth-largest producer of uranium.
Population: 2,533,224 (2018)
Land Size: 824,292 sq km (318,261 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- white: 6%
- mixed: 6.5%
- Christian: 80~90%
- Indigenous African Religions: 10~20%
- English (official)