200,000 in Namibia (2006). Population total all countries: 251,100.
South central to Orange River, Great Namaland. Also in Botswana, South Africa.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (2001, Education Act No. 16, Article 35), implemented by Ministry of Education, 2003.
Central Damara, Damara, Nama, Namidama, Sesfontein Damara. Sesfontein Damara reportedly unintelligible of other dialect speakers.
Can be studied up to doctoral level at University of Namibia, also used in administration.