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Kolmanskop and Namib Desert, Namibia

Kolmanskop Abandoned buildings sink in the sand, in the blackness of the window openings you can see the houses of the ghost town covered with sand for a third of the room. It is hard to imagine that at the beginning of the last century, in the middle of the Namib Desert, the town of… Read More »

Economy of Namibia

Twelve years of independence are characterized by stable economic growth (3.7% per year). In 2001, GDP grew by 4% and amounted to 8.1 billion US dollars, i.e. $4,500 per capita. However, this average figure hides a highly unequal distribution of GDP. According to businesscarriers, the income of white citizens is an order of magnitude higher… Read More »

Namibia Arts and Literature

Arts and crafts The Kalahari Desert in Namibia contains well-preserved rock paintings and rock carvings from prehistoric times, depicting both animals and people. The Bushmen created rock art as far back as the 19th century, and today similar motifs are found on their everyday objects. The arts and crafts in Namibia consist mainly of small… Read More »

Namibia Sightseeing Places

Money National currency: 1 Namibian dollar corresponds to 100 cents. Currency abbreviation: N $, NAD – ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG There are banknotes worth N, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 as well as coins in the nominal amounts of 10 (commemorative coin and valid means of payment), 5 and 1 N $ and 50, 10 and 5… Read More »