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African country project, for Mr. Johnson class

Jasmine McGowan

on 23 April 2010

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Namibia, Africa Jasmine McGowan By: Solomon Mansfield Kiana Bartolome Gianna Ruano "Economy." Background Note: Namibia. Web. 20 Apr 2010.
<http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5472.htm>. Resources Major Trading Partners South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Germany, Untied Kingdom, Untied States Exports and Imports They exported diamonds, uranium, zinc, copper, lead, gold, cattle, processed fish, karakul pelts, and grapes. They imported edible material (food), construction material, manufactured goods (eighty percent of imports come from South Africa). Bamber, . "History of Namibia." History World. N.p., n.d.
Web. 22 Apr 2010.
<http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad32>. German South West Africa." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 22 Apr. 2010 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/230970/German-South-West-Africa>. Rajkumar, Kanagasingam. "German Colonies in Africa." PR-inside. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr 2010. <http://www.pr-inside.com/german-colonies-in-africa-r813824.htm>. "Namibia Geography 2000 ." N.p., 1/11/00. Web. 22 Apr 2010. <http://www.photius.com/wfb2000/countries/namibia/namibia_geography.html>. Natural Resources: diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium, zinc, salt, vanadium, natural gas, hydropower, fish, oil, coal, and iron ore Issues: very limited natural fresh water resources Natural hazards: prolonged periods of drought
From 1884 to 1919, a place now named Namibia, was an area that a colony of Germans lived. The German Empire penetrated Africa, and Namibia was a well known area for that. A German named Franz Luderits made a trading post in 1883 that went through Africa. He also bought a patch of land and named it Namibia. During World War I, Germany lost Southwest Africa, which was where Namibia was. Southwest Africa was then a South African mandate. Basic Information Language: They mostly spoke Nama
Capital is Windhoek
German colonized it used to be called German Southwest Africa
Located in South Africa
Religions The Flag Location Lutheran,Christian, and people who beleive in nature.
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