List of Provinces in Botswana

List of Provinces in Botswana

What is Provinces?

A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state. The term derives from the ancient Roman provincia, which was the major territorial and administrative unit of the Roman Empire’s territorial possessions outside Italy. The term province has since been adopted by many countries.

List of Provinces in Botswana

Botswana is divided into nine districts. These nine districts are Central, Ghanzi, Kgalagadi, Kgatleng, Kweneng, North East, North West, South East, and Southern.

Frequently Asked Question

How many provinces are there in Botswana?

Botswana is divided into 10 administrative districts, two cities, five towns and 11 sub districts. These are administered by 16 local authorities (district councils, city councils or town councils).

What are the main villages in Botswana?

Gaborone and Francistown and towns of Lobatse, Selibe Phikwe, Orapa, Jwaneng and Sowa Town.

Where is the best place to live in Botswana?

Many expats moving to Botswana settle in the towns or cities of Maun, Francistown and Gaborone. These are far and away the more expensive choice, though do provide much better access to transport, work, schools and amenities. Popular suburbs in Gaborone include Broadhurst and Phakalane.

What is Botswana best known for?

Botswana is well known for having some of the best wilderness and wildlife areas on the African continent. 38% of its total land area are devoted to national parks, reserves and wildlife management areas.

Which is the biggest bank in Botswana?

FNB Botswana is the largest commercial bank in Botswana. FNB provides a full range of banking services to individuals, businesses. FNB has a footprint of 24 branches across the country and 212 ATMs.

How rural is Botswana?

Rural population (% of total population) in Botswana was reported at 28.44 % in 2021, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.

How can a foreigner get a job in Botswana?

Botswana has one work visa, also known as a work permit, for all foreign employees working in the country under the Employment of the Non-Citizens Act. Employers cannot engage an employee unless they hold a valid Botswana work permit or a certificate of exemption.

Is Botswana good for foreigners?

Although Batswana are generally friendly and welcoming, foreigners have mixed experiences. Those from the US and the UK may have more positive experiences than expats from other African nations who have reported feeling treated as, and being seen as, outsiders.

Is healthcare free in Botswana?

Botswana offers universal healthcare to all its citizens. A nominal fee may be charged for some services in the public sector, but sexual reproductive health services and antiretroviral therapy services are free. Healthcare professionals working in public hospitals are generally well trained.

Is there poverty in Botswana?

Living conditions have improved for the Botswana people in the last 20 years, and poverty has fallen significantly.