in Central District, Botswana
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -21.312 and 25.376 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -21° 18' 41" and E 25° 22' 35"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pula - BWP
- Spoken languages:
- English, Tswana
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:01 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Gaborone
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:49 am and 5:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 20.013 and -155.278 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Kukui Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Botswana.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Botswana. Last Update: 2020-06-03 07:22:25
Delve into Orapa
Orapa in Central District with it's 9,189 habitants is located in Botswana about 233 mi (or 376 km) north of Gaborone, the country's capital town.
Current time in Orapa is now 10:01 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Gaborone with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Orapa. The closest airport in Botswana is Orapa Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Serowe, Francistown, Masunga, Maun and Molepolole. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 74 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1022 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 4th of June 2020
23°C (74 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 5th of June 2020
21°C (70 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 6th of June 2020
21°C (70 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Komatsu Mining Trucks - Orapa Diamond Mine
Komatsu mining trucks carrying waste rock in the Orapa diamond mine, Botswana.
200-ton Caterpillar 789Cs on Orapa Diamond Mine
Two passing Caterpillar 789C mining trucks on Orapa diamond mine, Botswana.
Caterpillar 789C Mining Trucks
Some more Caterpillar 789C mining trucks transporting waste on the Orapa diamond mine, Botswana.
Close-up Komatsu Mining Truck
Another Komatsu mining truck making a close pass on the Orapa diamond mine in Botswana.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Orapa is a town located in the Central District of Botswana. It is the site of the Orapa diamond mine, one of the largest diamond mines in the world, and is considered to be the diamond capital of the country. Nearby is another kimberlite mine owned by Lucara Diamond, thought to have very large reserves of diamonds. The town has four schools, one of which teaches in English, serving a community containing a high proportion of expatriates.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Orapa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Orapa, ORP, Орапа