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Facts About Botswana

General information about the country of Botswana.
Quick Facts About Botswana
FULL NAME: Republic of Botswana
INDEPENDENCE FROM THE UK: September 30, 1966
CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY: Gaborone
SIZE: Approximately 225,000 square miles
POPULATION: Greater then 2 million
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: English and Setswana
TIME ZONE: Central African Time
TELEPHONE CALLING CODE: +267
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE: BW
LOCATION: Southern Africa

Botswana Climate and Weather:
- Day temperatures from 77 to 90 depending on the season
- Night temperatures from 43 to 66 depending on the season
- Dry Season: June through October (aka high season)
-Shoulder Seasons: November and April-May
- Wet Season: December through March (aka green or low season)
- Much of Botswana is covered by the Kahalari Desert
- Northwest Botswana includes the Okavango Delta
- Botswana is famous for vast salt flats

Wikipedia Introduction to Botswana
Article with information about Botswana's history, politics, government, administrative divisions, geography, environment, defense, economy, demographics, language, religion, health issues, education, sports, culture, music, arts, cuisine, and events.

WikiMedia Atlas of Botswana

FCO Botswana Country Profile

WikiMedia Atlas of Botswana

Botswana in the World Fact Book


See also
More About Botswana
Botswana Travel Guide
Africa Travel Guide


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