Jeremy silvester of university of namibia, windhoek (unam) read 13 publications, and contact jeremy silvester on researchgate, the professional network for scientists. Namibia weather, climate and geography weather and climate best time to visit with a staggering 300 days of sunshine each year, namibia is a year-round destination, although some may prefer to avoid the heat of high summer. Geography of namibia with a total area of approximately 824000 square km, namibia is more than tripple the size of great britain the north-to-south length of the country is 1500 km, while the east-to-west width is around 600 kilometres in the south and 1100 kilometres in the north. Located south of the equator, namibia consists of five geographical areas: the central plateau, namib desert, great escarpment, bushveld, and kalahari desert running from north to south, the central plateau is generally wide and flat, and contains a majority of the country's population and economic activity.
Photo gallery maps geography demographics government economy national symbols news video history events and holidays en español web sites espanol- traducción automática sources home activities united states edition travel edition food and recipes: mealie (corn) is the staple in namibia other foods include beef, mutton, millet. Political geography africa’s history and development have been shaped by its political geography political geography is the internal and external relationships between various governments, citizens, and territories. Geography & geology the etosha pan has been a source of fascination for geologists for many years and a large amount of research into the origins of this amazing phenomenon has been conducted gondwanaland was situated at the south pole 300 million years ago and covered in ice.
Eighth grade (grade 8) geography questions for your custom printable tests and worksheets in a hurry browse our pre-made printable worksheets library with a variety of activities and quizzes for all k-12 levels. Geography and climate namibia is an arid country covering more than 320,000 square miles, or about twice the size of california it is bordered to the west by the atlantic ocean, to the north by angola, herero heroes: a socio-political history of the herero of namibia,. The namibian college of open learning (namcol) is a parastatal this educational institution was created by an act of parliament (act 1 of 1997) which provides learning opportunities for adults and out-of-school youth namcol is an autonomous institution, directed by a board of governors at the helm of the management is a director, assisted by three deputy directors, four regional managers, a.
The successful candidate will have, amongst others, the following qualities, responsibilities and a choice of teaching the following subjects: e nglish and afrikaans 1 st language, german as a foreign language (daf), geography, history, biology. The pre-colonial times before europeans ever set foot on namibian soil, the territory was buzzing with activity unfortunately only little is known about the history of these times, due to the fact that the europeans were the first ones who ever sat down and wrote about what was happening. Find researchers and browse publications, full-texts, contact details and general information related to the department of geography, history and environmental studies at university of namibia. The geography of africa 10 questions average , 10 qns, chessart, aug 30 13 most of us know more about the other (inhabited) continents than we know about africa. At 824,292 km 2 (318,261 sq mi), namibia is the world's thirty-fourth largest country (after venezuela)after mongolia, namibia is the second least densely populated country in the world (27 inhabitants per square kilometre (70/sq mi).
Geography resources for students and teachers of geography discover the world with articles, fact sheets, maps and more that explore landscapes, peoples, places, and environments both near and far. Geography of namibia namibia map of köppen climate classification detailed map of namibia based on the radar map shown below location of namibia topographic map of namibia at 824,292 km 2 (318,261 sq mi), namibia is the world's thirty-fourth largest country (after venezuela. The history of some of the oldest rocks in namibia (gneiss) cut by the fish river started over a billion years ago a might mountain range eroded down to a vast plain flooded by the ocean about 650 million years ago. Namibia is the fourth-largest exporter of nonfuel minerals in africa and the world's fifth-largest producer of uranium rich alluvial diamond deposits make namibia a primary source for gem-quality diamonds.
Namibia receives 30%-40% of its revenues from the southern african customs union (sacu) volatility in the size of namibia's annual sacu allotment and global mineral prices complicates budget planning. Namibia's primary tourism related governing body, the namibia tourism board (ntb), was established by an act of parliament: the namibia tourism board act, 2000 (act 21 of 2000) its primary objectives are to regulate the tourism industry and to market namibia as a tourist destination [123. Information on the history, climate and geography of mozambique history of mozambique the bantu people settled in mozambique about 2,000 years ago, setting up the great mwenemutapa empire in the centre and south of the country.
Geography, history, environmental studies and tourism management geography and environmental studies is offered either as a minor subject to be completed at the end of the third year of study (nqf level 7), or as a double major to be finalised at the end of the fourth year of study (nqf level 8) windhoek, namibia facebook twitter. A captivating subject, geography is a scientific field that is devoted to the study of the earth’s landforms, oceans, environment and ecosystems, as well as the interactions between the human society and their environment. Geography resources for history class use these resources to help students learn about the geography from different historical periods or important events in this section, you have access to different lesson plans, printable maps, interactive activities, and classroom guides for discussions. The ministry of education (namibia), in partnership with our stakeholders, are committed to providing all namibian residents with equitable access to quality education programmes to develop the abilities of individuals to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills, values and attitudes required throughout their lifetimes.