Botswana Embassy Information
Botswana is a country located in Southern Africa. It is a landlocked country bordered by South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. In September of 1966, Botswana became independent within the Commonwealth (it was formerly known as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland). It currently holds democratic elections and has one of the lowest corruption rankings in Africa. It also represents Africa’s oldest continuous democracy. Most of the country consists of the Kalahari Desert, making it topographically flat. Botswana has a population of roughly 2.3 million people, with nearly 10 percent of the population living in the capital of Gaborone. Gaborone is also the largest city. Botswana’s economy consists of tourism, mining, and capital and is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Contact Information (1)
Phone: (202) 244-4990
Fax: (202) 244-4164
Ambassador Information (2)
Ambassador: David John NEWMAN
Date of Presentation of Credentials: 08/03/15
Information About Botswana:
Total Population3: 2,352
Sex Ratio3: 93.9
Population Growth3: 2.07
Total Fertility (Expected total births per woman over a lifetime)4: 2.89
Life Expectancy At Birth5: 69.10
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