Botswana profile   2012-01-11 16:38:11            

Full name: The Republic of Botswana

Population: 2 million (UN, 2011)

Capital: Gaborone

Area: 581,730 sq km (224,607 sq miles)

Major languages: English (official), Setswana

Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 51 years (women) (UN)

Monetary unit: 1 Pula = 100 thebe

Main exports: Diamonds, copper, nickel, beef

GNI per capita: US $6,790 (World Bank, 2010)


Editor: Mo Hong'e
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