The information below contains geography information for Botswana, including climate, weather,
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Area: 582,000 sq. km. (224,710 sq. mi.), about the size of Texas.
Cities (note: the 2001 census figures for cities were unavailable as of April 2002): Capital--Gaborone (pronounced ha-bo-ro-neh), pop. 213,017. Other towns--Francistown (101,805 ), Selebi-Phikwe (49,017), Molepolole (47,094), Kanye (36,877), Serowe (33,335), Mahalapye (32,407), Lobatse (32,075), Maun (31,260), Mochudi (30,671).
Terrain: Desert and savanna.
Climate: Mostly subtropical.