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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)

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From @XolaniGibixhegu on Fri Jun 23 08:04:22 EDT 2017 RT @NduGumz: A sad time for Botswana the passing of Sir Masire. A very humble man that I got to know personally when a friend married into?
From @AllyMacDee on Fri Jun 23 08:04:13 EDT 2017 RT @ResRequest: >> Take a look at the @kerdowney Botswana blog on a bird considered a 'lifer' by Twitchers and Non-Twitchers alike! https:/?
From @_krantenkoppen on Fri Jun 23 08:04:04 EDT 2017 Oud-president Masire van Botswana overleden https://t.co/1GSyfaRO2x
From @JChakhomba on Fri Jun 23 08:03:42 EDT 2017 BBC News - Botswana's former President Ketumile Masire dies aged 91 https://t.co/0y1xaNqsEA
From @Sophie_Mokoena on Fri Jun 23 08:03:34 EDT 2017 RT @MoussaFaki_M: The @_AfricanUnion family mourns the passing of former #Botswana pres Sir Ketumile #Masire. #Africa has lost a great Pan-?
From @MrOkey3 on Fri Jun 23 08:03:32 EDT 2017 RT @BWGovernment: STATEMENT | This is to confirm that our beloved Former President Sir Ketumile #Masire has passed away https://t.co/CIOWdY?
From @KMsikivu on Fri Jun 23 08:03:31 EDT 2017 RT @swahilitimes: Serikali ya #Botswana yatangaza siku 3 za maombolezo kufuatia kifo cha Rais wa pili wa wa taifa hilo, Ketumile Masire (19?
From @WouterWillie on Fri Jun 23 08:03:16 EDT 2017 RT @341_SA: The True Message of #Jesus #Christ : https://t.co/JSarabjmHo ? #Nigeria #Ghana #southafrica #Rwanda #Botswana #Mauritius #Leso?
From @WouterWillie on Fri Jun 23 08:03:16 EDT 2017 RT @Sentebale: We have 10 Saturday clubs across #Botswana, providing monthly support to children living with #HIV alongside their peers htt?
From @FutbolNewsNet on Fri Jun 23 08:02:59 EDT 2017 Botswana FA yet to approach Bright, says Mpatane https://t.co/g4itDdz8JR
From @OfficialBrandBW on Fri Jun 23 08:02:52 EDT 2017 RT @MazarsBotswana: Mazars Botswana extends their condolences to the Masire family on the passing of Botswana?s longest serving president,?
From @Prosperoboba on Fri Jun 23 08:02:22 EDT 2017 Botswana's former President Ketumile Masire dies aged 91 - https://t.co/eOXmj47Tbb
From @Mourinxo on Fri Jun 23 08:02:21 EDT 2017 RT @TheScaryNature: Tourists wake up to 3 lions licking water off their tent in Botswana https://t.co/Y9laa9uEFw
From @Africa_IsRising on Fri Jun 23 08:01:45 EDT 2017 AUYouthProgram: RT MoussaFaki_M: The _AfricanUnion family mourns the passing of former #Botswana pres Sir Ketumile #Masire. #Africa has los?
From @Gslapatrona1 on Fri Jun 23 08:01:43 EDT 2017 RT @congo_time: ?#Botswana, ce jeudi 23 juin 2017 décčs de l'ancien président KETUMILE MASIRE. https://t.co/YTgz9TRCk7