Explore the Map of Namibia
With fewer than two people in every square kilometer, Namibia has one of the lowest populations in the world. The country is compromised of four key regions, and each region is compromised mostly of small towns. Most towns are spaced apart, so this is an uncrowded, peaceful country. This brief exploration will introduce you to all four regions of the country. Click the links to explore each area in more depth.
This region is contains one of the most heavily populated cities, Owambo. While other regions feature small cities sprawled out across mountainous and desert lands, this region is known for its heavily-populated farming communities. Visitors enjoy the caves, canyons and lakes, but Etosha National Park also grabs a lot of attention from nature lovers.
This region features difficult terrain that tourists shouldn’t take on
alone without a trustworthy GPS system and a well-stocked
four-wheel-drive vehicle. Guided tours of the region are suggested. The
Victoria waterfalls are a major attraction. Major cities in Namibia:
Walvis Bay, Namibia
Helao Nafidi, Namibia
Oshakati, Namibia Swakopmund, Namibia
Katima Mulilo, Namibia
Otjiwarongo, Namibia Okahandja, Namibia
Many visitors enter Namibia through this region since it contains the capital city, Windhoek, and an international airport. The region contains many accommodation options for visitors, including the Von Bach Recreation Resort and the Gross-Barmen Hot Springs Resort. Guest farms and resorts provide endless entertainment potions for visitors, and the deserts of the southern region are just outside of the region’s borders.
Tourists enjoy relaxing at high mountain points and taking in the views of this stunning region. Viewing wild game is also a popular activity for visitors.
This region contains the Kalahari and Namib Deserts separated by an expansive area of mountainous terrain. Tourists flock to this region for the beautiful mountain views, expansive forests and picturesque canyons. Hotels and other accommodations are offered near Fish River Canyon Park, Namib Naukluft Park and other key areas. Visitors often move through this region quickly in order to spend more time in other scenic regions. The beginning of each year brings masses of wildflowers blooming in the Kalahari desert, and visitors enjoy looking for game and relaxing at the region’s resorts.
The Namib Region
This is a watery region located between the Atlantic Ocean, Kunene River and Orange River. The area is covered by extremely hot desert lands and is home of the well-known Skeleton Coast Park. Another popular destination for visitors is the Cape Cross Seal Reserve, but the life found in the depths of the ocean and rivers is the star attraction for most tourists.