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General Information

The official language of Namibia is English.

The national currency of Namibia is Namibian dollar , , South African rand (NAD).

1 NAD equals  .
equals  NAD.

Location

Namibia

The distance from to Namibia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Namibia. Exercise normal precautions in Namibia. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Namibia is 68. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 10 111 to call the police in Namibia.

LGBT

Namibia has a score of -4 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Namibia ranks #110 worldwide.

Homosexuality is not illegal but sodomy between men is criminalized, though the ban is not enforced. Many Namibians consider all same-sex sexual activity taboo.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Namibia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Namibia:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Namibia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Namibia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Namibia, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type D
  • Type M
Weather

The temperature difference between Namibia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 60–96°F  /  16–36°C 13% 1%
Sat November 09 60–97°F  /  16–36°C 12% 0%
Sun November 10 57–97°F  /  14–36°C 20% 0%
Mon November 11 58–95°F  /  15–35°C 23% 1%
Tue November 12 56–93°F  /  13–34°C 22% 2%
Wed November 13 56–93°F  /  13–34°C 16% 0%
Thu November 14 53–96°F  /  12–36°C 13% 0%
Fri November 15 52–96°F  /  11–35°C 16% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:03 am and sets at 07:09 pm. This equates to 13.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Namibia, it is in . When the sun sets in Namibia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Namibia is 12.00 NAD. Every kilometer costs an additional 11.00 NAD. Every hour of waiting time costs 30.00 NAD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Namibia.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 13.00 NAD in Namibia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 89.23 NAD.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Namibia is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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