Francistown
in North-East District, Botswana

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 12:21 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Gaborone
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 5:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vacationland Hawaii
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Botswana in Southern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 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: 2022-06-30 08:14:16

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 12:21 AM (Friday). 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: 16°C / 61 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1027 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 1st of July 2022

20°C (68 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 2nd of July 2022

18°C (65 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 3rd of July 2022

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The White Palace Selepa Hotel & Spa

Address
0,6 mi
Plot 36/3/10
. Francistown
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Tshimologo Farm Guest House

Address
4,0 mi
Plot 35 Farm NQ 41
Francistown
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


FRANCISTOWN PEERMONT METCOURT

Address
0,4 mi
BLUE JACKET STREET 16145
1000 FRANCISTOWN
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CRESTA THAPAMA HOTEL

Address
0,4 mi
BLUE JACKET STREET PLOT 6386
0000 Francistown
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CRESTA MARANG GARDENS

Address
2,7 mi
OLD GABORONE ROAD
0000 Francistown
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ADANSONIA HOTEL

Address
3,4 mi
32621 TATI RIVER SOUTH ROAD
FRANCISTOWN
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Mater Spei College-Students singing.


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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.

Francistown

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.

Located at -21.1736, 27.5125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Francistown, Populated places in Botswana, Populated places established in 1897, North-East District (Botswana), Shashe River

Francistown Airport

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.

Located at -21.1594, 27.4744 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Francistown, Airports in Botswana

Francistown Stadium

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.

Located at -21.1603, 27.4986 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Botswana, Proposed stadiums, 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