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Francistown City and Urban District

Information about the Francistown, the sedond largest city in Botswana. Francistown is located in Eastern Botswana, about 250 miles northeast of Gabarone, Botswana's capital city. It is situated nat the point where the Tati River and Inchwe River come together. It is also near the Shashe River, which is a tributary tot he Limpopo River. It is about 90 kilometers from the Botswana-Zimbabwe border. The city is perhaps most well-known for being the center of the first gold rush in Southern Africa.

Facts About Francistown
- Second largest city in Botswana
- Population: Greater then 85,000
- Nickname: "Capital of the North"

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Attractions in Francistown
- Supa Ngwao Museum
- Cathedral of Our Lady of the Desert
- Tachila Nature Reserve (3 miles from town)

Wikipedia Introduction to Francistown
Article with information about the history, economy, climate, demographics, health, culture, tourism, religion, education, transportation, and sports in Francistown.

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