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Gaborone


Gaborone

of Gaborone in Botswana image_map1 Gaborone 25.92305E 24.68895S.jpg mapsize1 250px map_caption1 Satellite image of Gaborone pushpin_map Botswana pushpin_label_position pushpin_mapsize 250 coordinates_region BW subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 District (Districts of Botswana) subdivision_name1 Gaborone subdivision_type2 Sub

-districts of Botswana Sub-district subdivision_name2 Gaborone government_type City commission government governing_body Gaborone City Council leader_title Mayor leader_name Haskins Nkaigwa (BMD (Botswana Movement for Democracy))


Francistown

District (Districts of Botswana) subdivision_name1 North East District leader_title Mayor leader_name Marcel established_title Founded established_date 1897 population_as_of 2011 census population_footnotes

'''Francistown''' is the second largest city in Botswana, with a population of about 100,079 and 150,800 inhabitants for its agglomeration at the 2011 census. and often described as the "Capital of the North". It is located in eastern Botswana, about north-northeast from the capital, Gaborone and ruled by King Marcel. Francistown is located at the confluence of the Tati (Tati River) and Inchwe (Inchwe River) rivers, and near

to independence) was the first tarred road in Botswana. Since 1966, the city has grown significantly due mainly to active cross-border trading with Rhodesia Zimbabwe, in 1997, Francistown became a city, Botswana’s 2nd after Gaborone. With the city located astride Botswana’s main road and rail transport routes, mining, commerce and agriculture have been essential parts of its economy. Tati Nickel, The Dumela Industrial Complex and Botswana Meat Commission are the main economic drivers in the city. Government


Lusaka

airline of Botswana. Starting August 2010, Air Botswana has direct flights to Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia and flights to Lusaka via Kasane. The airline plans to create a route from Gaborone to Luanda, Angola in the future. * Zambia

;This uprising will bring out the beast in us". On 19 May 1986, frustrated by increasing ANC-backed agitation which was fuelling many elements of the disorder, the president called for air strikes against selected targets in Lusaka, Harare, and Gaborone. These included the offices of known ANC activists who had been living in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. Botha charged that these raids were just a "first instalment" and showed that "South Africa has the capacity

on 10 December 1984, seeing Air Botswana operating from the airport. By the end of 1986, the route network included Gaborone, Francistown, Johannesburg, Harare, Lusaka, Manzini (Manzini, Swaziland), Maseru, Maun, Selebi-Phikwe and Victoria Falls. Two ATR 42–230 (ATR 42) arrived in 1988, leading to the sale of the Fokkers, whilst the first BAe 146 arrived in November 1989


Harare

(Cameroon) : 8–10 June 1996. *Harare (Zimbabwe) : 2–4 June 1997. *Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) : 8–10 June 1998. Transportation The railway that served the founding purpose of the city remains important, bisecting the city in a north-south direction. Botswana Railways runs a line that goes from Cape Town to Harare via Bulawayo. The railway station in Gaborone is located south of the Parliament House

in the city's center. The line stops at the following cities in and near Botswana: Ramatlabama on the South African border, Lobatse, Gaborone, Palapye, Serule, Francistown, Ramokgwebana, and Plumtree, Zimbabwe.

airline routes map url http: www.botswanatourism.co.bw maps img airline_big.gif series Botswana Maps accessdate 2009-08-04 It is the headquarters of Air Botswana, the national airline of Botswana. Starting August 2010, Air Botswana has direct flights to Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia and flights to Lusaka via Kasane. The airline plans to create a route from Gaborone to Luanda, Angola in the future.


Livingstone, Zambia

and flights to Lusaka via Kasane. The airline plans to create a route from Gaborone to Luanda, Angola in the future. narrow gauge, 846 km Kitwe-Ndola-New Kapiri Mposhi-Kabwe-Lusaka- Livingstone

-east along the Batoka Gorges. **Lusaka – Lusaka Airport **Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) – Livingstone Airport *'''Zimbabwe''' In the 20th century the Society further expanded, opening communities in Australia, Botswana (Gaborone, Gumare and Ghanzi); Brazil; Canada (Quebec and Ontario); South Africa (Phalaborwa, Polokwane and Pretoria); the United States of America ( Appalachia


Kabwe

. It is used to generate hydroelectric power for the Kabwe mines through the Mita Hills Dam, built in the 1950s with a reservoir about 30 km long by 3-5 km wide, and another power station at Lunsemfwa Falls. In the 20th century the Society further expanded, opening communities in Australia, Botswana (Gaborone, Gumare and Ghanzi); Brazil; Canada (Quebec and Ontario); South Africa (Phalaborwa, Polokwane and Pretoria); the United States


Maputo

. The N1 Eastern Bypass bisects the large expanse of the eastern suburbs, routing traffic from Johannesburg to Polokwane and the north of the country. The N4 (N4 road (South Africa)) Platinum Highway forms the Northern Bypass and routes traffic from Witbank to Rustenburg. The N4 runs east-west through South Africa, connecting Maputo to Gaborone. Other major freeways include the N14 which links Pretoria with Johannesburg's West Rand, and the R21 which links the city

as Pietersburg). It winds its way through the affluent eastern suburbs of the metropolitan area. The second bypass is the new N4 Northern Bypass (N4 Northern Bypass (South Africa)), linking Pretoria to Rustenburg and Witbank. This is a toll road, and forms part of the Platinum Bakwena Toll Road, which will ultimately link Maputo in Mozambique to Gaborone in Botswana via Pretoria. All-Africa Games (Athletics at the 2011 All-Africa Games) Maputo, Mozambique

in Maputo, Mozambique with 12 Impala MkII (Aermacchi MB-326)s and 2 Mirage F1AZ (Dassault Mirage F1)s (Operation SKERWE) *4 April – The South African Special Forces Brigade raid an African National Congress terrorist hideout in Gaborone, Botswana killing four ANC guerrillas *7 April – A car bomb explodes in Maputo, Mozambique injuring Albie Sachs, an anti-apartheid lawyer *9 April – A limpet mine explodes near the Atteridgeville Development


Bulawayo

the founding purpose of the city remains important, bisecting the city in a north-south direction. Botswana Railways runs a line that goes from Cape Town to Harare via Bulawayo. The railway station in Gaborone is located south of the Parliament House in the city's center.

accessdate 2009-08-04 The line stops at the following cities in and near Botswana: Ramatlabama on the South African border, Lobatse, Gaborone, Palapye, Serule, Francistown, Ramokgwebana, and Plumtree, Zimbabwe. The line became

and Lourenço Marques (Maputo) in Mozambique, and Blantyre (Blantyre, Malawi) in Malawi. The national railway, which connects all major towns and cities all over Botswana to each other, also passes through Palapye. The rail track through Palapye links the town to Gaborone and Francistown. Coal that is mined from other regions in Botswana, such as Selebi-Phikwe, is sent by rail to Palapye. A proposed rail link to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe has been touted to operate, but such plans are still


Bagamoyo

Boyer publisher Cigar Aficionado date Summer 1996 accessdate 21 December 2009 * There is a memorial to Livingstone at the ruins of the Kolobeng Mission, 40 km west of Gaborone, Botswana. * The church tower of the Catholic Holy Ghost Mission in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, is called Livingstone Tower because his body was laid down there for one night before it was shipped to London. * Livingstone House in Stone Town, Zanzibar, provided by the Majid bin


Izhevsk

Шувалов; 1711–1762) was a Russian statesman (politician) and Field Marshal who, together with his brother Aleksandr Shuvalov, paved the way for the elevation of the Shuvalov family to the highest offices of the Russian Empire. He is also remembered as the founder of Izhevsk, the capital of Udmurtia. production 1998–2005 assembly Asan, Korea Izhevsk, Russia Gaborone, Botswana (TMBC (The Motor Company of Botswana))<


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