Botswana

Full Name Republic of Botswana
Capital Gaborone
Form of Government Parliamentary Republic
Date of Independence 30 September 1966
Date of Entry into the UN
Total Area 600,370 km2 (46th)
224,606 sq mi
Total Population (2006 estimate) 1,639,833 (147th)
Time Zone CAT (UTC+2)
Currency Pula
GDP (nominal, 2008 estimate) $13.806 billion
GDP Per Capita $8,928.58
Human Development Index .654
Languages English, Setswana
Etnic Groups
Religions 67% Christianity, 23% Indigenous,
10% Islam
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TV stations ORTB TV

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