A food unique to Botswana includes Seswaa, which is a heavily salted mashed-up meat.
Approximately one in six Batswana has HIV, giving Botswana the second highest infection rate in the world after Swaziland.
Botswana Key Facts
Map from World Fact Book - CIA
Capital - Gaborone Population - 2.02m (2010 est) Area - 1,246,700 sq km
Water - 2.6% Currency - Pula (BWP)
Landlocked - Botwsana is surrounded by South Africa , Namibia , Zimbabwe , Zambia , Angola Language - English ,Setswana
Independence - From the UK (1966)
GDP - 18.26 bn USD
GDP per capita - 9,624 USD
Drive on the - left
Calling Code - +267
Internet TLD - .bw
HDI - Ranked 119th (0.634)
HIV/AIDS Rate - Ranked 18th Botswana
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