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Map of Botswana

Demonym: Batswana
Motto: "Rain"
Population: 2,029,307 (2010)
Government: parliamentary republic
Capital City: Gaborone
Capital Coordinates: 24°40′S 25°55′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Pula
Currency Code: BWP
Currencies Issued: pula thebe
GDP: $13.0 billion (2010)
Per Capita Income: $7,627 (2010)
Foreign Debt: $2.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: BW
Internet Country Code: .bw
Calling Code: 267
Electrical Generation Capacity: 132000 kW
Independence: 1966 from United Kingdom
Area: 581,730 square km (566,730 km land) (15,000 km water)
Lowest Point: Limpopo and Shashe River Junction (513 m)
Highest Point: Tsodilo Hills (1,489 m)
Life Expectancy: 55.74 years
Fertility Rate: 2.46 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 10.49 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 23.90% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.633 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 6.1 (2011)
Literacy: 81.20 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 2

Number of coins in catalogue: 4

Number of stamps in catalogue: 2

Location of Botswana in Africa

Regional Map for Botswana

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