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Botswana is home to magnificent game farms and offers much in the way of authentic African safaris. Travel to Botswana for pristine game viewing and the wildlife adventure of a lifetime.

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Official Languages: English (official), Setswana is spoken by most people in Botswana.
There are also some indigenous languages.
Currency: Pula (P)

1 Pula: 100 Thebe

Capital City: Gaborone
Size of Country: 600,370 sq km (Slightly smaller than Texas)
Size of Population: 1.5 million people
Visa Requirements: Please check with nearest Botswana Embassy or visit
Vaccinations: Northern part of the country (north of 22 degrees south in the provinces of Central, Chobe, Ghanzi, and Ngamiland), including safaris to the Okavango Delta area. No risk in the city of Gaborone.
If visiting these areas, please consult your doctor before arrival.
Tax: 10% Value Added Tax is included in all costs. Visitors can claim back this Tax at central points in major centres and International Airports.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted.
Service Charge: It is customary to add 10% Service Fee to all Food and beverage charges.
Time Zone: GMT +2
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