Major cities : Gaborone (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Botswana Information

ISO 3166-1BW - BWA - 072
NATO country codeBC - BWA
FIPS 10-4 codeBC
Continent /
Botswana CapitalGaborone
Name of the inhabitantsBotswanan
Botswana National anthemFatshe leno la rona
Botswana National Day30 September
Botswana Currency Botswana pula (BWP)
Botswana 10 %
Botswana Calling code+267
Botswana Country domain code .bw
Botswana Vehicle registration plateRB
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
African Union
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77

Botswana Head of state

President of the RepublicIan Khama (2008)

Botswana Religion

  1. Christianity 50 %
  2. Other 50 %

Botswana Data

Area600,370 km² (231,804 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants1,546,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 2.6 /km² (6.7 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy55.5 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 8.9 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.633 (2010)
Gross domestic product13 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 4.4 %
8,453 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)29 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
18,672 US$ per capita
Inflation5.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: A- (Stable, 20 February 2012)
  • Moody's: A2 (Negative, 5 August 2011)
  • Dagong: A (Stable, 7 April 2013)

Botswana Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Coal
  2. Copper
  3. Salt
  4. Nickel
  5. Silver
  6. Iron
  7. Soda ash
  8. Potash
  9. Diamond

Botswana Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Livestock
  2. Beans
  3. Sorghum
  4. Maize
  5. Millet
  6. Sunflowers
  7. Groundnuts

Botswana Border

  1. South Africa South Africa 1,840 km
  2. Namibia Namibia 1,360 km
  3. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 813 km
  4. Zambia Zambia 2 km

Botswana Map

Botswana Climate (Capital)

  1. Semi-arid climate 100 %

Botswana Weather (Gaborone)

Botswana Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : D Power plug : G
Power socketPower socket : D Power socket : G

Airport Botswana

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport

Botswana Car Hire

Botswana Hotel

Hotel The Capital Guest HouseThe Capital Guest House

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a garden, The Capital Guest House is located just 1 km from the Gaborone city centre while offering a quiet and intimate atmosphere... view more
BWP 1200
Hotel Ngoma Safari LodgeNgoma Safari Lodge

Featuring panoramic views of the Chobe River and floodplain, Ngoma Safari Lodge offers game drives and a game viewing deck. It also features a swimming pool, restaurant and bar. The air-conditioned suites come with a private terrace and plunge pool... view more
BWP 4905
Hotel Gaborone SunGaborone Sun

The Gaborone Sun is located within the heart of the capital city and is 20 minutes’ drive from the Gaborone International Airport. The hotel boasts a casino, outdoor swimming pool and business centre... view more
BWP 1327
Hotel Haina Kalahari LodgeHaina Kalahari Lodge

Central Kalahari
With an outdoor pool and a sun terrace, Haina Kalahari Lodge offers tented accommodation on the Northern border of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve... view more
BWP 2720
Hotel Gweta LodgeGweta Lodge

Located in the quiet village of Gweta, Gweta Lodge features an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site restaurant and bar, and a sun terrace. The accommodations consist of uniquely decorated huts built in a traditional African style with thatched roofs... view more
BWP 400
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Botswana Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 10Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0101
TotalParticipation : 10Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0101
Olympic Games »

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