Flag of Botswana

The national flag of Botswana.

The Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Citizens of Botswana are called "Batswana" (singular: Motswana), regardless of ethnicity. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. It meets Zambia at a single point.

Religion in Botswana

Most people in Botswana, 70% of the population, identify themselves as Christians, the majority of them being followers of Anglicanism, Methodism or the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa.

There are some 5,000 Muslims in Botswana comprising 0.3% of the population. The majority of the Muslims are descendants of people from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Botswana is home to approximately 3,000 Hindus, comprising 0.15% of the population. About 0.1% of the people of Botswana are Buddhists.

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