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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)
More Information Botswana
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Climate:
Winters are comfortable, with cool nights and some frost in the desert. Daytime highs in the low 40s (4°C) are commonplace.

Summers are hot and dry with daytime highs in the upper 80s (26°C); often much higher in the desert.

The summer rainy season runs November - March, and 20 inches of total accumulation is the norm. Rainfall in the Kalahari Desert is very light and significant rain during other times of the year is rare.

Note that Botswana seasons are just the opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere: Spring runs September through October, Summer late October through mid-March, Fall late March through April and Winter is May through August.

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Botswana Trivia

What Kind of Plants Live in Botswana?

Some of the plants that live in Botswana include the sweet thorn, blady grass, the real fan palm and the medlar.

Native Plants Of Botswana

What Languages are Spoken in Botswana?

English is the official language of Botswana, while Setswana is the most widely spoken language in the country. Several other minority languages, especially Bantu languages, are also spoken in Botswana.

What Languages are Spoken in Botswana?

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Botswana?

Botswana is rich in a wide variety of natural resources including minerals, arable land, livestock, and the nation's beautiful scenery.

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Botswana?

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Botswana?

The number 1 killer of the residents of Botswana is HIV/AIDS. This disease is responsible for 32% of all deaths annually.

Botswana: Life Expectancy, Death Rate, Leading Causes of Death

What is the biggest city in Botswana?

Gaborone is the largest city in Botswana with a population of 231,000.

Biggest Cities In Botswana

What Kind of Government Does Botswana Have?

In the parliamentary representative democratic republic of Botswana, the president of the nation serves as both the head of state and government.

What Type Of Government Does Botswana Have?

About the Author

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