Overview - Botswana

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Capital:Gaborone
Area:600,370 km²
Population:1,639,833 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Setswana - 78.2%, Kalanga - 7.9%, Sekgalagadi - 2.8%, English - 2.1% (official), other - 9.0%.
Religion(s):Christian - 71.6%, Badimo - 6%, others - 22.4%.
Ethnic Group(s):Tswana - 79%, Kalanga - 11%, Basarwa - 3%, others (including Kgalagadi and white) - 7%.