Botswana is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -22.328474 and longitude 24.684866 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 22° 19' 42.51'' S
- 24° 41' 5.52'' E
You can see the location of Botswana on the world map below:
Botswana Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Botswana (BW) are:
- Namibia (NA)
- South Africa (ZA)
- Zambia (ZM)
- Zimbabwe (ZW)
Botswana is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.
Botswana Related Content
Botswana Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: BW|
Alpha 3: BWA
|Country Flag Emoji||🇧🇼|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+267|
|Country Area||581,730 sq km|
World Rank: 141
|Major languages||Setswana 77.3%, Sekalanga 7.4%, Shekgalagadi 3.4%, English (official) 2.8%, Zezuru/Shona 2%, Sesarwa 1.7%, Sembukushu 1.6%, Ndebele 1%, other 2.8% (2011 est.)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE)|
|Average temperature||21.50 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||10 districts 4 towns 2 cities|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Botswana Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Upper middle income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Currency||Botswana Pula (BWP)|
|GDP in 2020||$14.9 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 126
|GDP per capita in 2020||$6,349|
World Rank: 90
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Diamond mining, agriculture, tourism, services|
|Top 5 Import Countries||South Africa, China, Zimbabwe, United States, United Kingdom|
|Top 5 Export Countries||South Africa, China, Zimbabwe, United States, Japan|
Biggest Cities in Botswana
Here are the largest cities in Botswana based on 2021 data:
Map of Botswana with the Largest Cities
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