Botswana

World Rank 105 1.75 Botswana flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Gaborone
581,730 km 2
Botswana pula (BWP)

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Introduction

The Republic of Botswana is a country located in Southern Africa. A lot of its territory is the Kalahari Desert. Botswana shares its border with such nations as South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. 

Botswana is a pretty large nation with a total area of 580,000 square kilometers. It gives them 47th place in the land coverage ranking. However, we should remember that their GDP is rather low - only $44 billion. Since its population was estimated to be at around 2.4 million people in 2020, their density is one of the lowest in the entire world - only 4 people per square kilometer. 

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)