Located in southern Africa, the Republic of Namibia borders Angola, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa as well as the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Namibia is Windhoek. It is a member of the United Nations and Commonwealth of Nations.
Namibia elects a president every five years, who serves as the head of state and head of government, currently Hifikepunye Pohamba. Namibia has a structured Constitution which allows for separation of powers for legislative and judicial branches. There are multiple parties present in Namibian politics. A prime minister is also appointed, currently Hage Geingob.
Namibia's economy is rooted in mining, agriculture, manufacturing and tourism. Namibia has a highly developed banking sector and is considered one of the top emerging markets in Africa.
Most of Namibia's population, of more than 2 million, speaks Bantu and are of the Ovambo ethnicity. Other ethnic groups include Herero, Himba, Damara, and Nama. English is the official language.