Botswana Introduction - 2003
SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Background: Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining.
NOTE: The information regarding Botswana on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Botswana Introduction 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.