Botswana

SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative division of Botswana

Botswana is divided into 15 administrative districts: 9 rural districts and 6 urban districts. These are administered by 15 local authorities (district councils, city councils or town councils). Until 2006, Chobe and Ngamiland Districts shared the same local authority, the North-West District Council.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Botswana cuisine

The cuisine of Botswana is unique but also shares some characteristics with other cuisines of Southern Africa. Examples of Setswana food include pap, samp, vetkoek, and mopane worms. A food unique to Botswana is seswaa, heavily salted mashed-up meat.

SHORT INFORMATION

Population of Botswana

Botswana Population is an important indicator on the social and economic growth of the country. In the year 2003, the population of Botswana was estimated at around 1,785,000 by the United Nations.