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Botswana
(5,525 words)

The Republic of Botswana

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,416,000

Area

580,000 sq. km (220,000 sq. mi)

Population density

4/sq. km (11/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.80% (per 1,000: births 21, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

31%

Urban dwellers

71% (2.47% p.a.)

Capital city

Gaborone 253,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

73% Setswana, 8% Kalanga, 2% Kgalagadi, 2% Herero, 1% Yeyi, plus 34 others

Peoples

27% Ngwa…

Cite this page
“Botswana”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BWA>
First published online: 2020



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