Welcome To Botswana
6th period-Shivam S.
the flag of botswana
This flag was made and used sinse botswana won its independence in 1966.
Pula means "blessing" as rain is considered a blessing
the animals of botswana
THe animals of botswana is the type of animals that you would think would be in africa (such as lions ,zebras,ect) It also has some ecsotic hybrid breeds of animals such as the dung beatle.
The amazing geography of Botswana
Botswana is located is the southern africa. It has land that is about 600,370 sq kilometers.
Sunshine totals are high all year round although winter is the sunniest period. The whole entire country is dry for only one season.The natural recourses are diamonds, copper, nickel, salt, soda ash, potash, coal, iron ore, silver. The major landforms for botswana are usually deserts mountains and plains.The major cities are Maun · Kanye · Mahalapye. The major rivers are Zambezi river, Limpopo river,okavango river,crocodile river,cuando river,Shashe river,molopopo river,marico river.Ther is also the Kalahari Desert, & Okavango Delta.
The history of botswana
1966 - Independence from Great Britain.
1977- Botswana defense force established.
1991- 12000 public workers are killed because of going on a strike.
1997-presidenty is limited to 2 5 year terms voting age is lower from 21 to 18.
2000- devastating flood more than 60000 are homeless.
The culture of Botswana
the amazing crafting
crafting in Botswana is a part of there glamorous culture. It is known all around the world.
Botswana is famed for is traditional dance.
Botswana people hunt the old fashioned way. With camouflage and bows and arrows.
Snakes like this are common in Botswana
This snake is called the anaconda
Chimps and apes!
Chimpanzees are common there at botswana
smuggled in and out
Birds and animals such as the beautiful macaw are smuggled in and out of the country without notice.
Botswana has a constitutional democracy. General elections are held every 5 years. Each of the elections since independence has been freely and fairly contested and has been held on schedule. The country's minority groups participate freely in the election. It is a very thought through plan.
Economics of botswana
Top 5 places to vist in Botswana
!. Chobe National Park
4.Nxai pan National park