Botswana

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Gaborone is the capital of Botswana

Gaborone (Tswana IPA: [χabʊˈrʊnɛ][missing tone]; English /ˌɡæbəˈroʊniː/ ga-bə-roh-nee) is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, about 10% of the total population of Botswana.Its agglomeration is home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census.

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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.

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Overview of Botswana

Officially name: The Republic of Botswana

Capital: Gaborone

Largest city: Gaborone

Official language: English, Setswana

Government: Parliamentary republic