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Botswana Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa roughly the size of Texas It covers 224607 square miles yet contains only 1444000 people making it one the most thinly populated countries in Africa The eastern portion is where most people reside because the Kalahari Desert covers almost all the rest of the nation Botswanas climate is a semiarid one consisting of very hot summers and warm winters Flat and rolling land make up the topography of Botswana with the Kalahari in the southwest There are several major ethnic groups in Botswana Most Botswanans are black Africans called Tswana and the largest group of the Tswana are the Bamangwato The Bamangwato make up almost one third of Botswanas population The majority of the Tswana are farmers There are also about 10000 of the San people or Bushmen Some San are hunter-gatherers and some are farmers Several thousand whites are also included in Botswanas population Most are of British descent Most whites earn more money then the blacks and this causes some racial tension Although English is the official language of Botswana most people speak Setswana a Bantu language Eighty-five percent of Botswanas people practice traditional African religions while the rest are Christian Most Botswanan children attend elementary school but only fifteen percent will go on to high school The small percent of people that go to college attend the University of Botswana in Gaborone the nations capital Great Britain once had control over Botswana South Africa wanted Botswana then called Bechuanaland as part of their country But Great Britain refused On September 301966 Botswana was declared independent Its official name is The Republic of Botswana Seretse Khama became the nations first president Some of Botswanas chief resources are diamondscoppernickel
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