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Botswana

Rebublic of Botswana Gaborone 2.4 a million inhabitants

About Botswana

The Rebublic of Botswana is a 581730 km² landlocked country in southern Africa and is characterised by its dry and briar savannahs. The seat of government is in Gaborone and the system of government is a unitary dominant-party parliamentary constitutional republic. In Botswana live 2.4 people (as of 2020), most of whom belong to the ethnic group "Tswana".

The official national currency is the "Botswana pula" (BWP). The two spoken languages (official languages) are Setswana and English. The vast majority of the population professes the Christianity.

Botswana is home to numerous world-renowned national parks, game reserves and nature reserves such as the Central Kalahari, Chobe or the Kgalagadi. Botswana is known for its high biodiversity and the world-famous Okavango Delta.

General information
Botswana
  • 4Nationalparks
  • 8Private reserves
  • 2Nature reserves
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Official Name

Rebublic of Botswana

Capital

Gaborone

Form of government

unitary dominant-party parliamentary constitutional republic

Area

581730 km2

Population

2.4 millions

Religion

Christianity

Travel information

Botswana

  • Francistown Airport
  • Jwaneng Airport
  • Maun Airport
  • Selebi Phikwe Airport
  • Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
  • Sua Pan Airport
General information
Botswana
  • 4Nationalparks
  • 8Private reserves
  • 2Nature reserves
Map Botswana
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The most popular
Safari Reserves

Africa offers plenty of opportunities for safari experiences of all kinds in the numerous national parks, private game reserves and nature reserves. Find the most popular safari destinations in Africa with safarica.com.

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Mokolodi
Botswana Nature Reserve +1

Mokolodi

Kgalagadi
Botswana National Park +1

Kgalagadi

Moremi
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Moremi

Okavango Delta
Botswana Nature Reserve +1

Okavango Delta

Chobe
Botswana National Park +1

Chobe

Makgadikgadi Pans
Botswana National Park +1

Makgadikgadi Pans

Central Kalahari
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Central Kalahari

Nxai Pan
Botswana National Park +1

Nxai Pan

Mashatu
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Mashatu

Khutse
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Khutse

Northern Tuli
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Northern Tuli

Linyanti
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Linyanti

Gaborone Game Reserve
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Gaborone Game Reserve

Kwando
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Kwando

Selinda
Botswana Private Game Reserve +1

Selinda

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