The Republic of Botswana is located in southern Africa, covering an
area of 581,700 square kilometers, and with a population of 1.68
million, mainly En Watuo Serbs. Residents or Protestant and
Catholic, and the official language is English. The currency is the
Pula and the capital is Sha Borrow.
Botswana’s flag is blue, black, and white. The blue represents water
and sky, with the other two colors symbolizing the black and white
inhabitants of Botswana. The message behind the flag is that under
the blue sky of Africa, black people and white people live together
Now independent, Botswana was formerly known as Bechuanaland. During
the 13th and 14th centuries, the Tswana people moved here from the
north. In 1885 it became a British colony, known as the Bechuanaland
protectorate. On September 30, 1966, the country declared
independence and became known as the Republic of Botswana, whilst
remaining in the Commonwealth.
Economy and Cultural Customs
Botswana is low from east to the west, with marshlands to the north
and hills to the southeast, and a semi-desert and occasional inland
rivers in the southwest. It is also very rich in wildlife species,
with many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
The three primary industries are diamond mining, cattle rearing, and
manufacturing. The livestock industry produces leather and
construction materials, amongst other things. The countries rich in
mineral resources center around the production and export of the
diamond, with Botswana at the forefront of the global trade. Cattle
are a symbol of wealth and are also used as offerings at various
ceremonies; for example, a marriage celebration will usually see the
slaughter of 100 cows.
The Okavango Delta is located in the northwest of the country., is
the influx of the few African-preserved one of the natural
landscape. Okavango River winding immigrants from Namibia pea,
gradually disappearing in the underground karst cave, forming a
unique inland delta, of gurgling streams and clear water clarity,
providing an ideal habitat for rare birds and animals, which every
year attract thousands of foreign tourists.
Kgalagadi Antelope Park
In southern Kgalagadi desert is the vast Kgalagadi Antelope Park,
built in 1932. In addition to South Africa, where large and small
antelope, wildebeest and other herbivores, the most famous lion in