Botswana REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA



International Treaties
ARIPO
Berne Convention
Madrid Protocol
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
AIDS
Desertification
Drought
Illegal immigration
Landlocked country (no coastline)

Currency
Pula

Dialing Code
267

Internet Domain
.bw

Botswana
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Primary & Secondary Schools, Universities
85% Adult literacy

Employment Majority
Mining & Agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Diamonds, copper, nickel, soda ash, meat, textiles

Main Imports
Foodstuffs, machinery, electrical goods, transport equipment, textiles, fuel and petroleum products, wood and paper products, metal

Main Industries
Diamonds, copper, nickel, salt, soda ash, potash, livestock processing, textiles

CULTURE

Languages
English, Setswana

Population
2 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Gaborone

Climate
Semi-arid

Neighbouring Countries
South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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