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Namibia international travel guide in November 2023

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Namibia ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

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Namibia is part of Africa with main city at Windhoek. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 22.93 ยฐC in Namibia with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 21.52 mm. Internet speed in Namibia is on average 2.0 Mbps. In Namibia you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Namibia Dollar. The languages spoken are English and Afrikaans. Automatic teller machines are common in Namibia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~22.93 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~21.52 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 2M people

Namibia Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Namibia. We've lowered the overall travel advice level. We now advise exercise normal safety precautions in Namibia. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions.
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Namibia Weather

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Namibia Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Afrikaans

Money in Namibia

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

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๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“ฑ 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.

๐Ÿ“ž 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 in Namibia

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ 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.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

191, 18555
Fire department
192, 0302 772 446

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