variants: or formerly South-West Africa or 1884–1919 German Southwest Africa
Definition of Namibia
country on the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Africa that is bisected by the Tropic of Capricorn; capital Windhoek area 318,261 square miles (824,292 square kilometers), population 2,533,000
Note: Until 1990 Namibia was a territory administered by South Africa, which captured it from Germany in World War I.
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