Botswana is a country with an area of 582 000 km². Its population is approx. 1.5 million inhabitants live in the capital Gaborone 144 000. The main languages are English and Setswana. Approximately 17 per cent area of the country is national parks and 21 percent. This land is intended for the wild animals. After obtaining independence in 1966, Botswana has consistently relies on tourism, and therefore the local authorities really care about the effective protection of wildlife and nature. In combination with low population density makes for huge swathes of the country, especially the Okavango River delta and the Kalahari Desert, are among the few places on Earth where you can still explore the unique richness of wildlife and see the fantastic landscapes of uncontaminated civilization.
Highlights in Botswana: Moremi animal sanctuary - with unique global backwaters, that arise in the desert in the Okavango River delta. It's simply incredible tangle of channels, lagoons and islands, where a huge amount of live animals. Most are freshwater birds, but in addition to them to meet this), you can: hippos, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and antelopes. The only way of getting around the Okavango Delta is a local boat.
Chobe National Park - is located on the northern border of Botswana, the Chobe rivers and Savute. It is famous for the world's largest elephant population lives them here approx. 70 000 and numerous herds of lions. Animals can be seen both from cars, as well as from a boat. Very popular among tourists enjoy to go fishing.
Reserve Kalahari desert occupies almost half of the surface of Botswana. In addition to the huge sea of sand, make it too dry savannah, covered with the dried grass and a few acacias and baobabs. Semi-arid areas can be found mainly antelopes, but also hyenas and lions and. Khama rhino reserve - an area of 4 thousand hectares. Living here in Botswana, the largest and one of the largest in Africa, the population of extremely rare white rhinos. Other frequently encountered animals are giraffes and antelopes. Botswana authorities intend to soon settle land reserve black rhinoceroses.
Climate Tropical, dry and warm, the hot season lasting from October to March, when the temperature reaches 35 ° C. The average temperature in southern Botswana in the summer is approx. 26 ° C in winter, 10 ° C, the north respectively 24 ° C and 16 ° C. In winter, frosts often occur. Precipitation is very low, ranging from 200 to 500 mm per year, uneven throughout the year. The largest are the summer from November to March), especially little rainfall recorded in the south of the country, where the drought may last even years. The average temperature and rainfall in the capital in January of 25 ° C and 110 mm, in July 15 ° C and 0 mm Botswana is a country with a large number of luxury hotels and safari camps. It is an ideal place for an exclusive African safari expedition into the Black Continent. In contrast, the Okavango Delta is a perfect place for a luxury holiday in the bush.
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