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In 2011, 2,113,000 inhabitants lived in Namibia. Between 2001 and 2011 the annual population growth was 1.4%.
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In 1920, it was mandated to South Africa by the League of Nations and becamed South-West Africa. South Africa continued to administrate the country after the ending of the United Nations mandat in 1964. South Africa imposed its laws and, from 1948, its apartheid policy. Then began several years of fighting by SWAPO guerrillas.
Namibia became fully independent in 1990.
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