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Botswana Facts

  • Name: Botswana
    (long form) Republic of Botswana
  • Capital City: Gaborone (231,626 pop.)
  • Botswana Population: 2,127,825 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Pula (BWP)
    (conversion rates)

    Pula
    2 Pula
  • Ethnicity: Tswana (or Setswana) 79%, Kalanga 11%, Basarwa 3%, other 7%
  • GDP total: $32.67 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $16,800 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Setswana 78.2%, Kalanga 7.9%, Sekgalagadi 2.8%, English 2.1% (official), other 8.6%, unspecified 0.4%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Gaborone, Francistown, Molepolole, Selebi-Phikwe
  • Name: unknown
  • National Day: September 30
  • Religion: Christian 71.6%, Badimo 6%, other 1.4%, unspecified 0.4%, none 20.6%
  • Symbols

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Land Area 566,730 km2
Water Area 15,000 km2
Total Area 581,730km2 (#47)
Population 2,209,208 (#144)
Population Density 3.90/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $35.90 Billion
GDP Per Capita $16,900
Currency Pula (BWP)
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