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Country information

Country: Botswana
Population: 2,029,307 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 600,370 km²
Capital: Gaborone
Currency: Pula (BWP)
Phone code: +267
Languages: en-BW,tn-BW
Domain name: .bw
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Neighbors: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Fips: BC

Current local time in Botswana

Current Date:
Saturday 20 April 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Africa/Gaborone
GMT/UTC: + 2  hours
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Sir Seretse Khama Day Public Holiday
July 20 Saturday President's Day Public Holiday
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Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: -22
Longitude in decimal degrees: 24
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 22° South
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 24° East
Height above sea level: 963 m,   3159.45 ft,   37913.41 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)