Botswana
 
 
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Population
2,291,661 Source
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Welcome to Botswana

Botswana Flag Description

light blue with a horizontal white-edged black stripe in the center; the blue symbolizes water in the form of rain, while the black and white bands represent racial harmony

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the United Kingdom 30 September 1966

Capital
Gaborone

Calling code
+267

Currency
Pula (BWP)

Geographic Coordinates
25°40'S 25°55'E

Official languages
English
Tswana

Location
Southern Africa, north of South Africa

Geographic coordinates
22 00 S, 24 00 E

Map references
Africa

Area
total: 581,730 sq km
country comparison to the world: 48
land: 566,730 sq km
water: 15,000 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than Texas

Coastline
0 km (landlocked)

Maritime claims
none (landlocked)

Elevation extremes
lowest point: junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m
highest point: Tsodilo Hills 1,489 m

Nationality
noun: Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural)
adjective: Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural)

Languages
Setswana 78.2%, Kalanga 7.9%, Sekgalagadi 2.8%, English (official) 2.1%, other 8.6%, unspecified 0.4% (2001 census)

National symbol(s)
zebra

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