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Botswana international travel guide

Botswana πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ό

Botswana is part of Africa with main city at Gaborone. It's usually 🌀️ 25.49 °C in Botswana with a rainfall of 🌧 41.89 mm. Internet speed in Botswana is on average 1.4 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Pula. The languages spoken are English and Tswana. Automatic teller machines are common in Botswana. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~25.49 Β°C Β  🌧 ~41.89 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 2M people
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
To enter Botswana, you'll need a printed certificate of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken no later than 72 hours before your departure. If you can't provide proof of a negative PCR test and you're not a returning citizen or resident, you'll be denied entry. You’re required to wear a mask when in public spaces. Follow the advice of the local authorities. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Botswana due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Botswana uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Tswana
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Botswana uses the Botswana pula (symbol: P), code BWP.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 pulas. Pula is subdivided into 100 thebes. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 pulas and 50, 25, 10 and 5 thebes.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Botswana. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Botswana is on average 1.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Botswana is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 774.87 BWP, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: BTC mobile, Mascom or Orange. Botswana uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Botswana upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Botswana, dial +, then 267 (the country code for Botswana), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Botswana, start with the area code. In the case above area code is - .
Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal
911
Police
911
Ambulance
911
Fire department
911
Useful Information
Find other useful infromation when you are travelling to other country like visa details, embasssies, customs, health regulations and so on.
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