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Map of Botswana

Map of Botswana

Bordering Countries: Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Demonym: Batswana
Motto: "Rain"
Population: 2,155,784 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.26% (2014)
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)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.90% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 6.10% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 17.80% (2009)
Foreign Debt: $2.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: BW
Internet Country Code: .bw
Number of Internet Users: 120000 (2009)
Calling Code: 267
Electrical Generation Capacity: 132000 kW (2011)
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: 54.06 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.37 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 9.38 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 23.00% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 11.20% (2008)
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

Major Cities

Francistown (Population 85363)
Gaborone [Capital] (Population 191776)
Maun (Population 43776)
Serowe (Population 100000)
Tshabong (Population 6591)

Languages

Khoekhoe
Lozi

Rivers

Limpopo River
Molopo River
Okavongo River
Zambezi River

Stock Exchange

Botswana Stock Exchange

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