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Republic of Botswana (Botswana)

Botswana

Also known as: Botsuana (español, latine), le Botswana (français), Botswana (Deutsch, Italiano, polski, latine), Ilha Bouvet (Português), 博茨瓦納 (正體中文), ブーベ島 (日本語)

Formerly: Bechuanaland

Continent: Southern Africa

Capital: Gaborone

Population: 2,155,784

Area: 585,370 km²

Religions: Christian 71.6%, Badimo 6%, other 1.4%, unspecified 0.4%, none 20.6%

Languages: Setswana 78.2%, Kalanga 7.9%, Sekgalagadi 2.8%, English (official) 2.1%, other 8.6%, unspecified 0.4%

Motto: Pula (Tswana) (Rain)

Neighbouring Countries: Namibia Namibia, ↑ Zambia Zambia, → Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, ↓ South Africa South Africa


Circumscriptions (2): Dioceses (1), Apostolic Vicariates (1)


Roman Rite (2): Francistown, Gaborone


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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Botswana Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells (54)

Conference of Bishops: Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (S.A.C.B.C.) Link Archbishop Stephen Brislin (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (I.M.B.I.S.A.) Link Archbishop Stephen Brislin (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (59)


as of 2017.08.11

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