Botswana
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Motto : Let there be rain.


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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Botswana - Physical geography

Area : 582 000 Km2
Water : 2.5 %
Lands under cultivation : 1 %
Wild pasture lands : 46 %
Forests : 21 %

Min. Height : 503 m (Shashe River)
Max. Height : 1489 m (Mt Otse)


Botswana - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Gaborone
Rainfall (mm) in Gaborone
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Botswana - People
Nationality : Botswana
Main language(s) : English, Tswana

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Population (2005) : 1 767 000 people
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Density : 3 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.1 children / woman
Life expectancy : 35 years
Urban population : 52 %

Main cities :
134 000 people Gaborone (capital)
65 000 people Francistown
40 000 people Selebi-Phikwe
30 000 people Molepolole
26 000 people Lobatse
24 000 people Mochudi


Botswana - Economy
Currency : Pula (BWP) = 100 Thebe
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 5.89 Pula (PWB)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 5.04 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 2852 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 9.15 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 5178 dollars


Botswana - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Diamonds (2)
- Nickel (15)
- Copper (30)
- Bovins


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