7 Facts about Botswana

1. Botswana currently has a population of just over 2 million people and is the size of U.S state Texas.

2. Botswana is the largest diamond producer in the world.

3. 17% of the country has been set aside as game reserves and parks.

4. The kgotla system is entrenched in Setswana culture and is based on a system of democracy and free speech were every person in attendance has the right to speak their mind.

5. Botswana has  the largest salt pans in the world, the Makgadikgadi Pans.

6. Botswana has the largest Elephant population in Africa.

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