Geopolitical map of Botswana

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CapitalPopulationArea
Gaborone 2,029,307 600,370
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
BW +267 19:25:55 Africa/Gaborone
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Some data about Botswana

Botswana is a country of 2,029,307 inhabitants, with an area of ‚Äč600,370 km2, its capital is Gaborone and its time zone is "Africa/Gaborone". Its ISO code is "BW" in 2 positions and "BWA" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Botswana, you must dial your telephone code, which is 267. The currency used in Botswana is the "Pula" (BWP).

The administrative subdivision of Botswana (administrative division) is made up of 9 Districts (level 1), 21 Sub-districts (level 2) and 7 Town councils (level 2). Botswana has 1 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Botswana with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Botswana to access a zoom level and finer details.

Botswana shares borders with Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Botswana

Number of cities by importance (population) in Botswana. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
1 1 0 0
10.3 % 10.3 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
  • The 1 most important cities represent 10.3% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 10.3% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Botswana

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
9 Districts1
21 Sub-districts2
7 Town councils2

List of first-order administrative division in Botswana

  • Central District
  • Chobe District
  • City of Francistown
  • Gaborone
  • Ghanzi District
  • Jwaneng
  • Kgalagadi District
  • Kgatleng District
  • Kweneng District
  • Lobatse
  • Southern District
  • North East District
  • North West District
  • Selibe Phikwe
  • South East District
  • Sowa Town

List of major cities of Botswana

  • Gaborone208 411 inhabitants
  • Francistown89 979 inhabitants
  • Molepolole63 248 inhabitants
  • Selebi-Phikwe53 727 inhabitants
  • Maun49 945 inhabitants
  • Serowe47 419 inhabitants
  • Kanye44 716 inhabitants
  • Mahalapye44 471 inhabitants
  • Mogoditshane43 394 inhabitants
  • Mochudi36 962 inhabitants
  • Lobatse30 883 inhabitants
  • Palapye30 650 inhabitants
  • Ramotswa21 450 inhabitants
  • Thamaga20 756 inhabitants
  • Mosopa19 561 inhabitants
  • Letlhakane18 136 inhabitants
  • Tonota17 759 inhabitants
  • Janeng16 853 inhabitants
  • Gabane12 884 inhabitants
  • Ghanzi9 934 inhabitants
  • Kasane9 250 inhabitants
  • Orapa9 189 inhabitants
  • Kopong6 895 inhabitants
  • Letlhakeng6 781 inhabitants
  • Tshabong6 591 inhabitants
  • Otse6 275 inhabitants
  • Shakawe5 651 inhabitants
  • Metsemotlhaba5 544 inhabitants
  • Rakops5 222 inhabitants
  • Lenchwe Le Tau4 992 inhabitants
  • Mmopone4 927 inhabitants
  • Nata4 794 inhabitants
  • Gweta4 689 inhabitants
  • Mathambgwane4 675 inhabitants
  • Hukuntsi4 403 inhabitants
  • Kang4 229 inhabitants
  • Bokaa4 131 inhabitants
  • Sefophe4 114 inhabitants
  • Ramokgonami3 681 inhabitants
  • Masunga3 639 inhabitants