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From 1885 until 1966 the area of Southern Africa that is now Botswana was part of the Bechuanaland Protectorate of Great Britain.
In June 1964, Britain accepted proposals for democratic self-government in Botswana.
A mid-sized country of just over 2 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world.
Around 10 percent of the population lives in the capital and largest city, Gaborone.
Ad interim Latin phrase meaning "for the time being", "in the meantime".
), officially the Republic of Botswana (Setswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country in Southern Africa.
Both speak Khoisan languages and hunted, gathered, and traded over long distances.
It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast.
Its border with Zambia to the north near Kazungula is poorly defined but is, at most, a few hundred metres long.
Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966.
Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert.