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Geography Statistics of Botswana

Botswana's Information

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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)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 218,814 sq miles (566,730 sq km)
    (water) 5,792 sq miles (15,000 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 224,606 sq miles (581,730 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 districts and 5 town councils; districts include: Central, Ghanzi, Kgalagadi, Kgatleng, Kweneng, Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Souther; town councils include: Francistown, Gaborone, Jwaneng, Lobatse, and Selebi-Pikwe
  • Horizontal Width: 427.91 miles (688.66 km) from Mamuno east to Serowe
  • Vertical Length: 483.81 miles (778.62 km) from Kasane south to Kanye

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • Geographic Center: About 168.72 miles (271.52 km) east of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve
  • Highest Point: Tsodilo Hills 5,521 ft. (1,489 m)
  • Lowest Point: junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 1,683 ft. (513 m)
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