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Botswana Country Profile

Capital: Gabarone

Currency: Botswana Pula (BWP)

Travel Advice: Botswana Travel Advice

Visas: Botswana Visa Information

Vaccinations: Botswana Vaccination Information

Botswana is a landlocked country whose territory is triangular with 600 miles northward and eastward and protruding sharply to the east. The borders to the east and south are marked by a river and an aged wagon road.

The capital city is Gaborone. The country had a population of 2.303 million in 2019.

The country has diverse wildlife with numerous species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish which are mostly found in the Chobe National Park (Above), another area with an abundance of wildlife is the Okavango Delta, a vast inland river delta.

It’s known for its sprawling grassy plains, which flood seasonally, becoming a lush animal habitat. Here, dugout canoes are used to navigate past hippos, elephants and crocodiles. On dry land, wildlife includes lions, leopards, giraffes and rhinos.

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