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Country Name

Botswana or the Republic of Botswana



Botswana is bordered to the north by Zimbabwe, to the northeast by

Zambia, to the west by Namibia, and South Africa by the south and



Reason for naming 

Refers to the country's main ethnic group (called "Tswana" in southern Africa).







The Botswana flag was adopted on September 30, 1966.

It consists of three colors: Blue, Black, and White.

Light blue symbolizes water, especially rainwater.

Black and white colors symbolize ethnic harmony in the country

and symbolize the zebra on the country's emblem.



The official language is English.



The majority of the population is Christian, 62% of the total population, and 5% of Roman Catholic Christians.

There is a  minority of Muslims are 0.3%.

Hinduism is also found at 0.15%.

Pula Botswana BWP


Time Zone

+02:00 GMT



Government Regime

Parliamentary Republic


Climate in Botswana

Botswana's climate is semi-arid. Though it is hot and dry for much of the year, there is a rainy season, which runs through the summer months. Rainfall tends to be erratic, unpredictable and highly regional. Often a heavy downpour may occur in one area while 10 or 15 kilometers away there is no rain at all.


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