About: Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa, that has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during the seasonal floods. Luxury safari camps are common, and in the Delta’s Moremi Game Reserve, dug-out canoes are used to navigate past birdlife, hippos and crocodiles. On dry land, wildlife includes lions, leopard and black and white rhinos.
Population: 2.021 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Botswana pula
Official languages: English, Tswana
Tourism: Find accommodation, adventure, attraction, and safari operators on the Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory.
Botswana Tourism Board and Travel Trade Association Website Links:
- Botswana Tourist Board: www.botswanatourism.co.bw
- Botswana Development Corporation: www.bdc.bw
- Government of Botswana: www.gov.bw