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Namibia
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I. General – II. Pre-Christian Religious History – III. History of Christianity

I. General

With an area of 824,295 km2 and 2,088,669 inhabitants (2008), Namibia today lies on the southwestern edge of Africa, bordered by Angola, Zambia, and Zimbabwe to the north, Botswana to the east, the Republic of South Africa to the south and southwest, and the Atlantic to the west. From 1884 Namibia was a protectorate of Germany. After World War I it was ceded to the League of Nations and c…

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Nambala, Shekutaamba V.V. and Ward, Kevin, “Namibia”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024013>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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