Home Africa Botswana
flag_of_botswana-svgBotswana is located in Southern Africa and it has no coastline. The country gained independence from the Commonwealth in 1966. The countries land is flat and about 70% of it is Kalahari Desert. It is one of the worlds most scarcely populated countries. Economically it has managed to pull off a remarkable transformation from one of the worlds poorest countries to having one of Africa's highest GDPs.
Capital city: Gaborone Highest Point: Tsodilo Hills 1,489 m (4,885 ft) Lowest Point: Junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m (1,683 ft) Land Area: 566,721 km2 (218,815 sq mi) Water Area: 15,008 km2 (5,794 sq mi) Total Area: 581,730 km2 (224,610 sq mi) Coastline: 0 Bordering countries (4) Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Kalahari Desert

Kalahari Desert

For most people, the word desert conjures up images of huge expanses of dry sand with little or no vegetation and a very limited...
Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

Any geography student will have been taught that a delta is a flat low-lying area of land where a river splits into smaller branches...

Don't Miss