|Location||Walvis Bay is situated between the Namib desert and Atlantic Ocean, on the west coast of the Republic of Namibia. The country is bordered by South Africa, Angola and Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabawe.
|Population||Walvis Bay 60 000, Namibia 1,83 million (2001 census)|
|Climate||Walvis Bay – Arid with temperate weather 10 to 25 degrees Centigrade, rest of the country – arid, savana and sub-tropic|
|Languages||Official language: English
Other major languages: Afrikaans, Oshiwambo, German, Herero, Khoekhoegowab, Damara-Nama, Lozi, Kwangali,Tswana, Portuguese, Spanish
|Electric Current||220 volts AC 50Hz|
|Time||Winter is GMT + 1 Hour (1st Sunday in April to 1st Sunday in September), while Summer is GMT + 2 Hours (September to April)|
|Currency||Namibia Dollar (N$) / RSA Rand = 100 cents|
|Traffic||Drive on the left hand side of the road. General speed limit of 120 km/h on open roads. Safety belts must be worn. Overseas visitors must be in possession of a valid international driver’s licence.|
|Principal Exports||Diamonds, Minerals, Fish, Livestock & its by-products|
|Principal Imports||Food & Beverages, Vehicles, Machinery|
|Main Export Destinations||UK, South Africa, Spain, France, Switzerland|
|Main Import Origins||South Africa, Germany, USA, France|
|Natural Resources||Diamonds, Uranium, Cattle, Fish, Wildlife, Marine Resources|
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