Windhoek is Namibia’s capital and largest city (population ~250,000). It is in the geographic centre of the country at an elevation of 1,600 m. This is the city where most safaris travelling through Namibia begin, and also the first point of entry in Namibia should you arrive by airplane. Parliament of Namibia — аormerly the legislative assembly during the apartheid days, this is now the home of the National Assembly. There is also a new building next door for the National Council. Dictator street names Though Namibia isn’t a dictatorship, there are a few dictators with whom Namibia’s first President was quite friendly during the days of the struggle for independence (and still is). There is one in downtown Windhoek: Robert Mugabe Ave. You will also find Fidel Castro St. in downtown Windhoek, named after the Cuban revolutionary leader. Christuskirche In the middle of a big traffic circle where Robert Mugabe Ave. and Fidel Castro St. meet, at the gates of the Parliamentary compound. The old Lutheran church. Wildlife Conservation. Go on a Cats Unlimited expedition just outside of Windhoek and help with the conservation of big cats and other mammals.