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Namibia Life

Namibia's population is approximately 1.62 million and an annual population growth of about 3%. The population is distributed unevenly, however as approximately 60% of the country's inhabitants live in the north and about one-third in rural areas.
Namibia's inhabitants vary from hunter-gatherers, herders and farmers to an urban population with skilled, semi-skilled, professionals consisting of traders, civil servants and individuals in a wide diversity of professions.

English is the official language in Namibia, however there are other languages widely spoken by diferrent tribes in Namibia.
These languages can be divided into three categories, the Bantu languages spoken by the Owambos, Hereros, Kavangos, Caprivians and Tswanas the Indo-Germanic languages of Afrikaans, German and English and the Khoisan languages spoken by the Bushmen (San) and Nama/Damara.

Approximately 90% of Namibia's population is Christian whilst other major denominations represented are Roman Catholic and Anglican, as well as a number of reformed groupings and independent African churches.
Many traditional African convictions have permeated the Christian denominations.




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