The Lord's Move to Africa

Botswana

The Lord’s Testimony

No. of localities: 2
No. of saints in church life: 16
No Table meeting established yet.

Country Profile

Location: Southern Africa, north of South Africa 
Geographical Size: land: 566,730 sq km, water: 15,000 sq km Climate: semiarid; warm winters and hot summers 
Population: 2,249,104 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 1.52% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Setswana 77.3%, Sekalanga 7.4%, Shekgalagadi 3.4%, English (official) 2.8%, Zezuru/Shona 2%, Sesarwa 1.7%, Sembukushu 1.6%, Ndebele 1%, other 2.8% (2011 est.) 
Religion: Christian 79.1%, Badimo 4.1%, other 1.4% (includes Baha'i, Hindu, Muslim, Rastafarian), none 15.2%, unspecified 0.3% (2011 est.) Government Type: parliamentary republic 
Capital City: Gaborone 
Economy: Diamond mining fueled much of Botswana’s past economic expansion and currently accounts for one-quarter of GDP, approximately 85% of export earnings, and about one-third of the government's revenues. Tourism is a secondary earner of foreign exchange and many of it’s people engage in tourism-related services, subsistence farming, and cattle rearing. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $39.01 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 141,207 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 3,240,589 (2017 est.), Internet users: 869,610 (July 2016 est.) 
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