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Botswana

Botswana is a land-locked country located in and bordering on , , and . Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966.
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is the capital of . It is in the south of the country, near the border to .

is an important village in , and major gateway to the .

The is a region in . The Kalahari Desert lies in the Kalahari Basin, which is enormous, about five times the size of , and the Basin covers all of Botswana and parts of her surrounding countries.

is a city in the region, the northeast corner of .

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is a region of that country. It is home to the capital, , and most of the country's population.

is a region in the west of .

Botswana

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 2,030,000
  • Latitude of center: -21.9° or 21° 54' south
  • Longitude of center: 24.15° or 24° 9' east
  • Elevation: 963 meters (3159 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 600,370 km² (231,804 miles²)
  • Languages: English and Tswana
  • Currency: Pula (BWP)
  • Phone code: 267
  • Internet domain: .bw
  • Neighbors: , and
  • GeoNames ID: 933860

Other Names for Botswana

  • Akan: Bɔtswana
  • Albanian: Bocuana
  • Albanian: Botsvana
  • Amharic: ቦትስዋና
  • Arabic: بتسوانا
  • Arabic: بوتسوانا
  • Aragonese: Botsuana
  • Armenian: Բոտսվանա
  • Arpitan: Botsouana
  • Asturian: Botsuana
  • Azerbaijani: Botsvana
  • Bambara: Bɔtisiwana
  • Belarusian: Батсвана
  • Bengali: বতসোয়ানা
  • Bengali: বোত্‍সওয়ানা
  • Bosnian: Bocvana
  • Bulgarian: Ботсвана
  • Bulgarian: Ботсуана
  • Burmese: ဘော့စ်ဝါနာ
  • Catalan: República de Botswana
  • Central Khmer: បុតស្វាណា
  • Chinese: 博茨瓦纳
  • Chinese: 波札那
  • Chuvash: Ботсвана
  • Croatian: Bocvana
  • Esperanto: Bocvano
  • Ewe: Botswana nutome
  • Faroese: Botsvana
  • French: Botswana
  • Fulah: Botswaana
  • Galician: Botsuana
  • Galician: República de Botsuana
  • Ganda: Botiswana
  • Georgian: ბოტსვანა
  • German: Botsuana
  • Greek: Μποτσουάνα
  • Gujarati: બોત્સ્વાના
  • Hausa: Baswana
  • Hebrew: בוטסואנה
  • Hebrew: בוטסוואנה
  • Hindi: बोत्सवाना
  • Hindi: बोत्स्वाना
  • Icelandic: Botsvana
  • Irish: An Bhotsuáin
  • Italian: Botswana
  • Japanese: ボツワナ
  • Japanese: 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
  • Thai: ประเทศบอตสวานา
  • Tibetan: བོཙ་ཝ་ན།
  • Tigrinya: ቦትስዋና
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Potisiuana
  • Turkish: Botsvana
  • Turkish: Botsvana Cumhuriyeti
  • Uighur: بوتسۋانا
  • Ukrainian: Ботсвана
  • Urdu: بوتسوانا
  • Vietnamese: Bốt-xoa-na (Botswana)
  • Vietnamese: Bốt-xoa-na
  • Volapük: Zvanän
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bọ̀tìsúwánà
  • Zulu: IButswana
  • Zulu: 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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