THE REPUBLIC OF Namibia has a land area of 318,696 sq, mi, (824,290 square km.), a population of 2,074,000 (2006 est.), and a population density of 6,5 people per sq, mi, (2,5 people per square km.), Namibia has the lowest population density of any African country. Much of Namibia is arid, with only 1 percent of the land arable and 46 percent used for pasture, mainly low intensity grazing of cattle, sheep, and goats. The country has an extremely low rate of carbon dioxide emissions, at 1 metric ton per person in 1995, rising to 1,24 metric tons by 2004, This is largely because there is relatively low electricity use in the country; of the 603 million kWh used in 2001, some 578 million kWh ...

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