Locations in Namibia
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Namibia is located in southern Africa and is bordered by Angola, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Atlantic Ocean. the Kalahari desert and the Namib Desert characterize the country, which is twice the size of Germany but has only 2,3 million inhabitants. Namibia was from 1884 to 1915 German colony (German Southwest). In 1920 the League of Nations placed Namibia under the mandate of South Africa.
History of sites in Namibia
Not until 1990 became Namibia, the last country on the continent independent. Namibia has since developed into a stable parliamentary democracy. Despite big wealth of mineral resources (diamonds, uranium, copper, zinc), fish and livestock and a strong tourism sector lives more than half the population below the Poverty line, lots Kids are malnourished. In Unemployment rate is officially included 25% , in the slums, however, up to 90%!
In hardly any other country in the world is that income distribution as unequal as in Namibia (Gini coefficient of around 0,58). The quality state educational offers insufficient. The reintroduction of school fees, the lack of equipment in schools and insufficient qualifications of teachers mean that many children in Namibia no fair chance of education to have. In addition to the threat of poverty, children are constantly exposed to dangers such as violence, prostitution and crime. Teenage pregnancies are common – a Teufelskreis the poverty.
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Data and facts Namibia
Official language: English, 27 other languages and dialects
Population: 2,3 million (2016) (Germany [D] 82 million)
High school graduation: 3%
Youth unemployment (15-24):> 50%
Literacy rate: 89%