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GEO_NM2006 (V101_NM2006)
Namibia regions, 2006 [GIS]

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GEO_NM2006 (V101_NM2006) indicates the region of Namibia where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2006 Namibia survey are equivalent to divisions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also two integrated variable, GEO_NM1992_2013 and GEO_NM2000_2013, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_NM2006 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_NM2006 (V101_NM2006) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_NM2006, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Namibia 2006: All women age 15-49.
  • Namibia: 2006-B, 2006-M, 2006-H, 2006-W, 2006-C