Botswana Facts and Culture

  • Family: With high unemployment few men work in South Africa, a continuous search for employment keeps families separate. For instance, married... More
  • Fashion: Western dress is common. Despite the heat, urban men wear business suits with ties and women wear dresses or blouse.... More
  • Visiting: Unannounced visitors are welcome especially if the visitor is a relative. Guests are offered water or a drink at first,... More

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Capital Gaborone
Government Type parliamentary republic
Currency pulas (BWP)
Population 2,209,208
Total Area 224,606 Square Miles
581,730 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Africa, north of South Africa
Language English (official), Setswana
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