Botswana, Republika Botswany, Republic of Botswana
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Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining.

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1. Dependency status: NA

2. Government type: parliamentary republic

3. Location: Southern Africa, north of South Africa

4. Border Countries: Namibia 1,360 km, South Africa 1,840 km, Zimbabwe 813 km

5. Climate: semiarid; warm winters and hot summers

6. Terrain: predominantly flat to gently rolling tableland; Kalahari Desert in southwest

7. Area: 600,370 km2

8. Capital: Gaborone

9. Administrative divisions: 10 districts and four town councils*; Central, Chobe, Francistown*, Gaborone*, Ghanzi, Kgalagadi, Kgatleng, Kweneng, Lobatse*, Ngamiland, North-East, Selebi-Pikwe*, South-East, Southern

10. Population: 1,586,119 (July 2001 est.)

11. Languages: English (official), Setswana

12. Religions: indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 50%

13. Currency: pula (BWP)

14. Original language tekst: NA

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  • slowniki.onet.pl - dictionary translating from polish and english, german, french, italian, spanish, russian etc.
  • babelfish.altavista.com - dictionary translaiting both ways in 25 lanquages useful in translating texts

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