Botswana

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Botswana is a land-locked country located in Southern Africa and bordering on Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966.

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Gaborone is the capital of Botswana and located in the south of the country, near the border to South Africa.
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Maun is an important village in Botswana, and major gateway to the Okavango Delta.
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Kasane is a city in the Okavango-Chobe region, the northeast corner of Botswana.
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Okavango-Chobe is a region in the north of Botswana.
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Southeast Botswana is a region of that country.
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Kalahari is a region in the west of Botswana.

Botswana

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  2,030,000
  • Latitude of center:  21° 54' (21.9°) south
  • Longitude of center:  24° 9' (24.15°) east
  • Average elevation:  963 meters (3,159 feet)
  • Capital:  Gaborone
  • Area:  600,370 km² (231,804 miles²)
  • Languages:  English, Tswana
  • Currency:  Pula (BWP)
  • Phone code:  267
  • Internet domain:  .bw
  • Neighbors:  Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • Wikidata:  Botswana
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Botswana

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Other Names for Botswana

  • Akan:  Bɔtswana
  • Albanian:  Bocuana, Botsvana
  • Amharic:  ቦትስዋና
  • Arabic:  بتسوانا, بوتسوانا
  • Aragonese:  Botsuana
  • Armenian:  Բոտսվանա
  • Arpitan:  Botsouana
  • Asturian:  Botsuana
  • Azerbaijani:  Botsvana
  • Bambara:  Bɔtisiwana
  • Belarusian:  Батсвана
  • Bengali:  বতসোয়ানা, বোত্‍সওয়ানা
  • Bosnian:  Bocvana
  • Bulgarian:  Ботсвана, Ботсуана
  • Burmese:  ဘော့စ်ဝါနာ
  • Catalan:  República de Botswana
  • Central Khmer:  បុតស្វាណា
  • Chinese:  博茨瓦纳, 波札那
  • Chuvash:  Ботсвана
  • Croatian:  Bocvana
  • Esperanto:  Bocvano
  • Ewe:  Botswana nutome
  • Faroese:  Botsvana
  • Fulah:  Botswaana
  • Galician:  Botsuana, República de Botsuana
  • Ganda:  Botiswana
  • Georgian:  ბოტსვანა
  • German:  Botsuana
  • Greek:  Μποτσουάνα
  • Gujarati:  બોત્સ્વાના
  • Hausa:  Baswana
  • Hebrew:  בוטסואנה, בוטסוואנה
  • Hindi:  बोत्सवाना, बोत्स्वाना
  • Icelandic:  Botsvana
  • Irish:  An Bhotsuáin
  • Japanese:  ボツワナ, ボツワナ共和国
  • Kannada:  ಬೋಟ್ಸ್‌ವಾನಾ
  • Kashmiri:  बोत्सवाना
  • Kazakh:  Ботсвана
  • Korean:  보츠와나
  • Kurdish:  بۆتسوانا
  • Lao:  ບອັດສະວານາ
  • Latin:  Botsuana
  • Latvian:  Botsvāna
  • Lithuanian:  Botsvana
  • Luba-Katanga:  Mbotswana
  • Macedonian:  Боцвана
  • Malagasy:  Botsoana
  • Malayalam:  ബോട്സ്വാന
  • Marathi:  बोट्सवाना
  • Nauru:  Botwana
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  बोट्स्वाना
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100):  Botsƿana
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ବୋଟସ୍ବାନ୍
  • Persian:  بوتسوانا
  • Portuguese:  Botsuana
  • Pushto:  بوتسوانا
  • Russian:  Ботсвана
  • Sanskrit:  बोत्सवाना
  • Serbian:  Боцвана
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Bocvana
  • Sinhala:  බොස්ට්වානා
  • Slovenian:  Bocvana
  • Somali:  Botuswaana
  • Spanish:  Botsuana
  • Tajik:  Ботсвана
  • Tamil:  போட்ஸ்வானா
  • Telugu:  బోట్స్వానా
  • Thai:  บอตสวานา, ประเทศบอตสวานา
  • Tibetan:  བོཙ་ཝ་ན།
  • Tigrinya:  ቦትስዋና
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Potisiuana
  • Turkish:  Botsvana Cumhuriyeti, Botsvana
  • Uighur:  بوتسۋانا
  • Ukrainian:  Ботсвана
  • Urdu:  بوتسوانا
  • Vietnamese:  Bốt-xoa-na (Botswana), Bốt-xoa-na
  • Volapük:  Zvanän
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Bọ̀tìsúwánà
  • Zulu:  IButswana, i-Botswana
  • Bechuanaland Protectorate
  • Betschuanaland Protektorat
  • Betsjoeanaland
  • Betsjoeanaland Protektoraat
  • British Protectorate of Bechuanaland
  • Britse Protektoraat van Betsjoeanaland
  • Northern Bechuanaland
  • Republic of Botswana

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