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They are of European descend and their first language is Afrikaans.
They are the smallest ethnic group and descend from the Tswana in Botswana and South Africa.
Most of the Baster descends from white South African farmers and Nama mothers.
The Caprivian people live along the Kwando and Zambezi rivers in the extreme north-east of Namibia. They consist of five tribes: Lozi, Mafwe, Subya, Yeyi and Mbukushu.
They are a Khoisan group also known as the Khoi-khoi or Topnaar Hottentots. They have a tribal council and live in the area near Mariental and Keetmanshoop.

Your Travel Tips
You should carry your personal identification with you at all times. A photocopy of the relevant pages from your passport is sufficient.

If travelling along the Caprivi Strip, stick to the well-travelled routes.

You are advised to take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
Quadbiking: splashing sand ontop of some the oldest and tallest sand dunes in the world.

Fishing: Freshwater fishing in Namibia has become a popular attraction for tourists. Take trip to Avis Dam close to Windhoek for example, where one can spend a relaxed day fishing.
Short History
Namibia was first colonised in the late nineteenth century, but in the course of 100 years, it had passed through many hands before becoming independent on 21 March 1990.

Namibia enjoys one of the few democratic dispensations in Africa. The visitor will find a society in which issues relating to the management of the state, and civil rights, are often debated with vigour.
Namibians are a heterogeneous society of many cultures.  The oldest inhabitants, the San, are great storytellers and love music. 

Owambo have a matrilineal descent social system. The Herero are a pastoral cattle-breeding people, The Himba women rub their bodies with a mixture of red ochre and fat, wear traditional body ornaments and garments. 
Largest Towns
Windhoek - Capital City.
Oshakati - Northern Region.
Swakopmund - Coastal Area.
Walvis Bay - Western Coastal.
Katima Mulilo - North Eatern.
Otjiwarongo - central Namibia.
Rundu - North Eastern.
Damara People
They are of Bantu origin but they speak a Khoisan dialect. It is to believe this is due to earlier trade with the Nama and the San people. There were a number of clashes all through history between the Nama and the Damara.

Early Damaras were semi-nomadic hunters, gatherers, miners and pastoralists. Today they are cattle and crop farmers. Regarding housing, schooling, religion and labor force they have adopted a western lifestyle.
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