List of Villages in Botswana

List of Villages in Botswana

What are Villages?

A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population typically ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand. Though villages are often located in rural areas, the term urban village is also applied to certain urban neighborhoods.

List of Villages in Botswana


Bere, Botswana.







Frequently Asked Questions

How many villages are in Botswana?

Travelers are voting Gabane, Beetsha and Palapye as the best of 167 towns & villages in Botswana.

What are the main villages in Botswana?

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

Which is the biggest village in Botswana?

The results further show that Mogoditshane is now the largest village in Botswana with an estimated population of 88, 098 followed by Maun (85, 293), Molepolole (74, 719), Tlokweng (55, 517) and Serowe (55, 484). ‘

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.

Is Botswana a rural country?

According to this classification, 84% of the population is rural; however, most rural inhabitants live in agrotowns and temporarily move to outlying cattle and land posts during part of the year. Some of the agrotowns have almost 25,000 inhabitants.

Is Botswana a rich or poor country?

Significant mineral (diamond) wealth, good governance, prudent economic management, and a relatively small population of about 2.4 million (2021), have made it an upper middle-income country with an agenda of becoming a high-income country by 2036.

Is Botswana a European country?

Botswana is a member of the African Union, the Southern African Customs Union, the Southern African Development Community, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the United Nations.

Can foreigners buy land in Botswana?

Foreigners can buy property in Gaborone, Phakalane, Lobatse, F/town and some other areas outside Tribal Territories. Foreigners can also buy any freehold land or property. In Botswana it is illegal to buy unimproved land or plot unless it is freehold property.

Is Botswana the most stable country in Africa?

The average for 2021 based on 53 countries was -0.69 points. The highest value was in Botswana: 0.98 points and the lowest value was in Somalia: -2.68 points. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Who owns the most land in Botswana?

Seventy percent of land in Botswana is tribal land, 25% is state land, and 5% privately-owned freehold land (ROB 2002). The following are the recognized tenure types: Private ownership. Individuals and entities can obtain private ownership rights to individual parcels of land through land purchase.