Africa botswana

Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Botswana

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Republic of BOTSWANA

botswana

Area – 582,000 sq km / 225,000 sq ml

Capital – Gaborone

Language – English, Setswana

Currency – Franc CFA

Population – 1,573,267

Life expectancy – 58 (men), 64 (women)

Literacy rate – 84%

Religions – Christian 50%, animist

Physical features – Kalahari Desert in the south west (approx. 75% of land is desert), Makgadikgadi salt pans in east, Okavango Swamp in north

Ethnic distribution – 90% Tswana, 5% Kung remainder European

Exports – diamonds, copper, nickel, meat products, textiles


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