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Complete details about Botswana in Africa with capital city Gaborone

Country NameBotswana (Botswana)
Country CodeBWA
Capital CityGaborone
ContinentAfrica
RegionSouthern Africa
Independence Year1966
Population1622000
Surface Area581730.0
Life Expectancy39.3 years
GNP4834.0 (old 4935.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Khoekhoe     (2.5%)
Ndebele     (1.3%)
San     (3.5%)
Shona     (12.3%)
Tswana     (75.5%)

Major Cities

Gaborone, Gaborone     (population 213017)
Francistown, Francistown     (population 101805)

Botswana's most recent News and Stories

Botswana Tweets

From @B_AR_BRA on Fri Apr 28 09:57:49 EDT 2017 RT @koyero: Botswana's 1st President, Sir Seretse Khama. Ian Khama, the child swinging the chair, has been President since 2008. https://t.?
From @falandodeviagem on Fri Apr 28 09:56:28 EDT 2017 Falando de Viagem embarca para Botswana e África do Sul https://t.co/Hpc9rIoQnZ
From @BwRoadSafety on Fri Apr 28 09:56:09 EDT 2017 Our condolences to the Botswana football community #BWRoadSafetyAlerts https://t.co/vrc7IgzGL3
From @WildlifeAtRisk on Fri Apr 28 09:55:31 EDT 2017 BOTSWANA - Good co-operation Botswana Defense Force and Elephants without Borders. https://t.co/3pGXJtqKF1
From @B_AR_BRA on Fri Apr 28 09:54:49 EDT 2017 RT @epysamson: Spar is the cheapest retail store in Botswana.
From @Best_Ka_Sebele on Fri Apr 28 09:54:21 EDT 2017 Botswana looses yet another start, Rest in Peace,??? @piromoloi7 @FuTBALLMania7
From @YogeshEverglade on Fri Apr 28 09:53:36 EDT 2017 RT @DiscoverAir: #MrMrsFit at Chobe Bush Lodge in Botswana - soaking up the sun with 4 weeks to go until @fitshow #FITShow2017 https://t.co?
From @rheemaadakkoden on Fri Apr 28 09:53:13 EDT 2017 @JacklourdP Da bex ka talaga hahahhaa pero isay ngani nagaapod sakong miss botswana? Hahahaha
From @Tian_server on Fri Apr 28 09:50:23 EDT 2017 RT @tvchago: #SantiagodeCuba Recibe Esteban Lazo a presidenta del Parlamento de Botswana https://t.co/u1FI9qiUYi https://t.co/XNsxyBIaEM
From @deepseadawn on Fri Apr 28 09:50:02 EDT 2017 RT @JimmyNoTyres: Congrats to @SpatialDev and @nature_org for a win at @wttc #GSBKK for #mappingoceanwealth #innovation Award! https://t.co?
From @InvestmentMine on Fri Apr 28 09:49:36 EDT 2017 Norilsk Nickel sues Botswana for more than $270m over thwarted mine stake deal https://t.co/YxxqrwySP3 via @CeciliaJamasmie #mining
From @ThinkTankThuto on Fri Apr 28 09:49:22 EDT 2017 Hello! Dumela! Jaco Esterhuysen Please visit https://t.co/yXonLIGxQ5 to learn more about the Eco Campus for Mathangwane, Botswana, Africa.
From @InfoMine on Fri Apr 28 09:49:03 EDT 2017 Norilsk Nickel takes Botswana government to court over mine stake https://t.co/QR1uxDFBGb via @CeciliaJamasmie #mining
From @Pay_Bit on Fri Apr 28 09:48:08 EDT 2017 #Bitcoin #News: Botswana Clinic Now Accepts Bitcoin As Cryptocurrency Takes Root in Africa https://t.co/8LJApyehne https://t.co/m0n1KfFZ6X
From @DisruptSEnaija on Fri Apr 28 09:46:08 EDT 2017 RT @MadeItInAfrica: Botswana ? the most attractive investment destination in Africa https://t.co/bFWLlyLolx @Quantum_Global