What is Botswana?

  • (noun): A landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s.
    Synonyms: Republic of Botswana


Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. The citizens refer to themselves as "Batswana" (singular: Motswana), but many English-language sources use "Botswanan" instead. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. It has held free and fair democratic elections since independence.

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List Of Women's Rugby Sevens Competitions - 2010 - Castle Sevens
28–29 August 2010 Winner Zambia Participants Botswana, South African Tukkies, Zambia, Zimbabwe Pool Botswana 17-10 Zambia Pool Botswana 5-20 Zambia Final Zambia 14-12 Zimbabwe ...
List Of Women's Rugby Sevens Competitions - 2011 - Castle Sevens
... Venue Lusaka, 27–28 August 2011 Winner Participants Botswana, Zambia A, Zambia B, Zimbabwe ... Pool Zambia A 14 - 12 Botswana Zambia B 0 - 50 Zimbabwe Zambia A 14 - 19 Zimbabwe Botswana 29 - 0 Zambia B Zambia A 50 - 0 Zambia B Botswana lost to Zimbabwe Final Zambia A 12-7 ...
List Of Airlines Of Botswana
... issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana ... Airline IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) Notes Air Botswana BP BOT BOTSWANA Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Mack Air Moremi Air Northern Air Sefofane Air Charters ...
List Of Diplomatic Missions In Botswana
... This is a list of diplomatic missions in Botswana excluding honorary consulates ... Most of the diplomatic missions that cover Botswana are in South Africa ...