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Facts about Botswana

Administrative divisions: 9 districts and 5 town councils*; Central , Francistown* , Gaborone* , Ghanzi , Jwaneng* , Kgalagadi , Kgatleng , Kweneng , Lobatse* , Northeast , Northwest , Selebi-Pikwe* , Southeast , Southern
Area: total: 600 ,370 sq km land: 585 ,370 sq km water: 15 ,000 sq km Bouvet Island
Background: Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland , Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership , progressive social policies , and significant capital investment have created one of the most dynamic economies in Africa. Mineral extraction , principally diamond mining , dominates economic activity , though tourism is a growing sector due to the country's conservation practices and extensive nature preserves. Botswana has one of the world's highest known rates of HIV/AIDS infection , but also one of Africa's most progressive and comprehensive programs for dealing with the disease. Bouvet Island
Flag description: light blue with a horizontal white-edged black stripe in the center Bouvet Island
Capital: name: Gaborone geographic coordinates: 24 45 S , 25 55 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: semiarid; warm winters and hot summers Bouvet Island
Currency code: pula (BWP)
Ethnic groups: Tswana (or Setswana) 79% , Kalanga 11% , Basarwa 3% , other , including Kgalagadi and white 7%
Geographic coordinates: 22 00 S , 24 00 E Bouvet Island
Geography note: landlocked; population concentrated in eastern part of the country Bouvet Island
Government type: parliamentary republic
Imports partners: Southern African Customs Union (SACU) 74% , EFTA 17% , Zimbabwe 4% (2006)
Internet country code: .bw Bouvet Island
Land boundaries: 0 km (landlocked) Bouvet Island
Neighbouring countries: total: 4 ,013 km border countries: Namibia 1 ,360 km , South Africa 1 ,840 km , Zimbabwe 813 km Bouvet Island
Languages: Setswana 78.2% , Kalanga 7.9% , Sekgalagadi 2.8% , English 2.1% (official) , other 8.6% , unspecified 0.4% (2001 census)
Location: Southern Africa , north of South Africa Bouvet Island
Map references: Africa Bouvet Island
National holiday: Independence Day (Botswana Day) , 30 September (1966)
Nationality: noun: Motswana (singular) , Batswana (plural) adjective: Motswana (singular) , Batswana (plural)
Natural hazards: periodic droughts; seasonal August winds blow from the west , carrying sand and dust across the country , which can obscure visibility Bouvet Island
Population: 1 ,842 ,323 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.) Bouvet Island
Religions: Christian 71.6% , Badimo 6% , other 1.4% , unspecified 0.4% , none 20.6% (2001 census)
Terrain: predominantly flat to gently rolling tableland; Kalahari Desert in southwest Bouvet Island
Unemployment rate: 7.5% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Botswana

Gaborone (click to view Gaborone map)

Places in Botswana

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Botswana. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Central District (166 google map locations)
Ghanzi District (28 google map locations)
Kgalagadi District (24 google map locations)
Kgatleng District (4 google map locations)
Kweneng District (43 google map locations)
North East District (12 google map locations)
North West District (111 google map locations)
South East District (27 google map locations)
Southern District (32 google map locations)

Random cities in Botswana

Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana.


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