Botswana info


    • Full name: The Republic of Botswana
    • Population: 1.7 million (via UN, 2006)
    • Capital: Gaborone
    • Area: 581,730 sq km (224,607 sq miles), approx. the size of Texas
    • Major languages: English (official), Setswana
    • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs
    • Monetary unit: 1 Pula = 100 thebe
    • People: Botswana has an estimated population of 1.6 million; approximately 60% have Tswana origin.


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