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Kudu Antelope - Botswana - Photo by oddsock - CC-BY

Population 1999 (millions) ................................ 1,576,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 3,310
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 5.1
Unemployment...................................................................20-40%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6
Language: English is the official language of government and business in Botswana.
 

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Total Area...................................................................231,803 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 66
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 47
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 58
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................27
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 70
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .......................................... 26

 

Go to Botswana Capital City Gaborone City Profile - To Botswana History

Botswana __ "Beyond the narrow eastern corridor where the majority of population is concentrated, Botswana is a largely roadless wilderness of savannas, deserts, wetlands and salt pans. Skinflints and softies beware: This remains a destination for the intrepid, well-heeled traveller." But you may find many reasons to go anyway. - illustrated - From Lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/botswana/

The Botswana Gazette __ Keep up on the latest news with this online paper. - illustrated - From Botswana Gazette - http://www.gazettebw.com/

Botswana - Geography __ You will find a geographic map, natural resources, economy, history and more. - From iss.co.za - http://www.iss.co.za/Af/profiles/Botswana/Geography.html

Botswana: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps of Botswana and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blbotswana.htm

botswana map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various Botswana maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/bw.htm
 
Botswana Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Botswana. Pictures of Botswana. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Botswana/

 

Botswana Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Botswana as well as an 'atlas' style summary with Botswana maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/botswana 

Botswana Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Botswana video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/search.php?k=Botswana

Botswana's Economy __ "Botswana boasts one of the most successful economies in Africa, based largely on natural mineral resources and its burgeoning tourism industry." A brief overview of the Botswana economy. - From go2africa.com - http://www.go2africa.com/botswana/people/economy.asp

Colleges and Universities - Botswana __ List of schools with contact links. - from Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/university.asp?CountryID=42

Consular Information Sheet __ You will find background notes and travel information including entry and exit requirements, safety and security, crime, health and transport. - From US State Department - http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1071.html

Doing Business in Botswana __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=27

Economy of Botswana __ "Since independence, Botswana has had the highest average economic growth rate in the world, averaging about 9% per year from 1966 to 1999." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Botswana with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Botswana 

Ethnologue report for Botswana __ Page dedicated to the languages spoken in Botswana - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Botswana
 
The Government of Botswana __ "The country is democratically ruled, boasts a growing economy and a stable political environment. Botswana has some of Africa's last great wildernesses including the famous Okavango Swamps and the Kalahari desert." Learn about the government behind all of this in the official website for the government of Botswana. Ministries, news, legislation, the presidency and much more. - illustrated - From Government of Botswana - http://www.gov.bw/

Maps of Botswana  __ You will find a wide variety of Botswana map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Botswana.html

Pictures of Botswana  __ "Picture gallery with 314 Botswana travel pictures" Botswana travel photos. - illustrated - From traveljournals.net - http://www.traveljournals.net/pictures/botswana/ 
 
The Republic Of Botswana ..:- The Government of Botswana Web Site __ "The country is democratically ruled, boasts a growing economy and a stable political environment. Botswana has some of Africa's last great wildernesses including the famous Okavango Swamps and the Kalahari desert." Learn about government structure, culture, history and more. - illustrated - From government of Botswana - http://www.gov.bw/home.html 



 

 

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