Botswana: Main Facts

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Botswana Main Facts

Location
Botswana is situated in the south of Southern Africa.

Land/Sea Boundaries
Botswana is bordered by Zambia and Zimbabwe to the northeast, Namibia to the north and west, and South Africa to the south and southeast.

Languages
Setswana is the national language, and there are some minor differences in regional dialects. Visitors to Botswana will find that English is the language of business and also used for most written communication. Most people in urban areas in Botswana will speak English.

Currency
Botswana’s currency is the Pula (rain), which is divided into 100 Thebe (shield).