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Botswana

Pronunciation: /bätˈswänə/
A landlocked country in southern Africa, the western half of which is the Kalahari Desert; population 1,990,900 (est. 2009); capital, Gaborone; languages, English (official) and Setswana.

Inhabited by Sotho people and, in the Kalahari Desert, San (Bushmen), the area was made the British Protectorate of Bechuanaland in 1885. It became an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1966 and adopted the name Botswana

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