in North-East District, Botswana
- Francistown Airport (2 mi)
- Selebi Phikwe Airport (65 mi)
- Palapye Airport (99 mi)
- Sua Pan Airport (99 mi)
- Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (107 mi)
- Limpopo Valley Airport (126 mi)
- Orapa Airport (141 mi)
- Alldays Airport (144 mi)
- Khami Ruins National Monument (Unesco heritage, 108 mi)
- Matobo Hills (Unesco heritage, 132 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -21.170 and 27.508 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -21° 10' 11" and E 27° 30' 28"
- 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: 09:47 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Gaborone
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:15 am and 6:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Vacationland Hawaii
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Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Botswana.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Botswana. Last Update: 2023-03-27 08:21:10
Delve into Francistown
Francistown in North-East District with it's 89,979 habitants is a town located in Botswana about 261 mi (or 421 km) north of Gaborone, the country's capital town.
Time in Francistown is now 09:47 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Gaborone with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Francistown. The closest airport in Botswana is Francistown Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Khami Ruins National Monument in Zimbabwe at a distance of 108 mi (or 173 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Masunga, Serowe, Bulawayo, Gwanda and Lupane. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 16% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Tuesday, 28th of March 2023
22°C (71 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 29th of March 2023
30°C (86 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Thursday, 30th of March 2023
28°C (83 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The White Palace Selepa Hotel & Spa
Tshimologo Farm Guest House
FRANCISTOWN PEERMONT METCOURT
CRESTA THAPAMA HOTEL
CRESTA MARANG GARDENS
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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 400 kilometres north-northeast from the capital, Gaborone. Francistown is located at the confluence of the Tati and Inchwe rivers, and near the Shashe River and 90 kilometres from the international border with Zimbabwe.
Francistown Airport is a public airport in Francistown, Botswana. It has two runways, one paved and one not, and most flights fly for the airline Air Botswana. The new terminal building opened in 2011 and the old terminal is now used by the Botswana Defence Force.
Francistown Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Francistown, Botswana, that is currently under construction. Once completed in 2009, it will be used mostly for football matches and will host the home matches of TAFIC. The stadium will have a capacity of 27,000 people. As of June 2012, the stadium is still under construction. Due to delays and mismanagement, the stadium will not be completed until December 2012.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Francistown.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Francistown, Frensistaun, Горад Франсістаўн, Франсистаун, Φράνσισταουν, فرانسیستوون، بوتسوانا, פרנסיסטאון, FRW, フランシスタウン, 프랜시스타운, Frensistaunas, แฟรนซิสทาวน์, فرانسس ٹاؤن, Fransistaun, 弗朗西斯敦