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Presentation of Botswana : Geography

Country's official name :
Population of :
Gaborone (231,600) ; Francistown (99,000) ; Molepolole (66,500) ; Maun (60,300) ; Mogoditshane (58,100) ; Serowe (50,900)
581,730 km²
Type of Climate :
The climate in Botswana is semi-arid, with hot and dry weather throughout most of the year. The rainy season runs through summer months, with January and February being the peak months while October and April are regarded as transitional months. Rainfall tends to be erratic, unpredictable and regional. It can reach a maximum of over 650 mm in the extreme northeast area of the Chobe District and a minimum of 250 mm in the extreme southwest part of Kgalagadi District. Winter begins in May and ends in August. Winter days are invariably sunny and cool to warm; however, evening and night temperatures can drop below freezing point in some areas, especially in the southwest.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
Official Language:
English, Tswana
Other Languages Spoken:
Kalanga, Sekgalagadi, Shona
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