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 Botswana
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 United States
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Area:581,730 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:2,254,000 327,167,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1966 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Gaborone Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.9 33.3
Life expectancy males:65.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:71.6 years 81.1 years
Birthrate:25.40 ‰ 11.80 ‰
Deathrate:5.83 ‰ 8.50 ‰
Migrationrate:2.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:72 73
Civil rights:69 97
Health:24 68
Security:75 63
Climate:87 64
Cost of Living:88 8
Popularity:45 92


Economy

Currency: Pula (1 BWP = 100 Thebe) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:18.2 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:3.24 % 2.44 %
Cost of Living:53.00 % 108.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:25.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:6,562 € 53,412 €
Corruption index:61 (moderate) 71 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:15,763 Mio €6.99 M € 17,395,718 M €53.17 M €
Gross national product:14,792 Mio €6.56 M € 17,473,597 M €53.41 M €
Exported goods:6,216 M €2.76 M € 2,117,955 M €6.47 M €
Imported goods:6,191 M €2.75 M € 2,649,443 M €8.10 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:31,747 km14.08 km 6,586,610 km20.13 km
Railways:888 km0.39 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Airports:740.033 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:3.64 bn kWh1.61 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.93 m kWh
Energy production:2.53 bn kWh1.12 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.52 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,633.14 kWh
Energy imports:1.67 bn kWh742,194.54 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,271.51 kWh
CO2 emissions:7.03 m t3,120.19 t 5.25 bn t16,059.91 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+267 +1
Internet domain:.bw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:142,48163 116,724,000357
Mobile phones:3,381,2281,500 404,577,3971,237
Internet server:1,8061 505,000,0001,544
Internet users:1,059,439470 285,506,302873



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C 18.6 °C
Nighttime temperatures:13.1 °C 7.1 °C
Relative humidity:49 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:10 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:44.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:9.3 7.2


Native languages

English:2.1 % 82.1 %
Tswana:78.2 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Kalanga:7.9 % n/a
San:3.5 % n/a
Sekgalagadi:2.8 % n/a
Khoekhoe:2.5 % n/a
Ndebele:1.3 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.7 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:71.6 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:20.6 % n/a
Badimo:6.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:1.8 % 18.4 %