is the international car registration for
RB = Republic of Botswana
Gaborone is named after Chief Gaborone, who led his tribe to this area from the Magaliesberg round about 1880. 1966, At the time of independence, Botswana was counted among the ten poorest nations in the world. The discovery of the country's diamond wealth came within five years, and turned Botswana into one of the richest countries in Africa and the third largest producer of diamonds in the world.
Blessed Be This Noble Land
30 September. United Kingdom
A large wildlife preserve and conservation area in southern Africa. Comprises two adjoining national parks: Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa and Gemsbok National Park in Botwana. Total area of the park is 38,000 kmÂ² (14,668 miÂ²) with approx. 3/4 of the park in Botswana and 1/4 in South Africa.
1,800 km. Mozambique / Zimbabwe / South Africa / Botswana. "Go to the banks of the great grey -green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees"
1,600 km. Namibia / Angola / Botswan
2,092 km. South Africa / Namibia / Botswana / Lesotho
2,693 km. Zambia / Angola / Zimbabwe / Mozambique / Malawi / Tanzania / Namibia / Botswana
Central Africa Time (CAT)
Formerly a British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966.
Gaborone, Botswana. Biggest independent newspaper in Botswana
It was opened in 1984, and offers large capacity to handle regional and international traffic and has the largest passenger movement in the country