occupying the western part of the country.the eastern part is hilly,with salt lakes in the north.
1885-British proclaim a protectorate called Bechuanaland.
1890-British protectorate is extended to Chobe river.
1952-Rioters protest at Seretse Khama's exile.
1959-copper mines are established.
President is Ian Khama,the population is 2,004 million,the currency in Botswana is Botswana Pula.