Namibia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Namibia 🇳🇦

Namibia is part of Africa with main city at Windhoek. Its Developing country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Namibia Dollar. The languages spoken are English,Afrikaans. the Republic of Namibia is the formal name of Namibia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~21.69 °C   🌧 ~7.21 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice with new information on entry and exit conditions. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Namibia.

issued date: May 17, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Namibia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type M.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English, Afrikaans

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Namibia uses the Namibian dollar (symbol: $), code NAD.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5 and 1 dollars and 50, 10 and 5 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Namibia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Namibia is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Namibia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 185.01 NAD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: MTC or Telecom Namibia (TN mobile). Namibia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Namibia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Namibia, dial +, then 264 (the country code for Namibia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Namibia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 61 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Namibia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

191, 18555

Ambulance

193

Fire department

192, 0302 772 446

Last updated: October 8, 2019