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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.
Ghanzi District (28 google map locations)
Kgalagadi District (24 google map locations)
Kgatleng District (4 google map locations)
Kweneng District (43 google map locations)
Random cities in BotswanaGaborone, the capital city of Botswana.
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