Gaborone
in South-East District, Botswana

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-24.655 and 25.909 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -24° 39' 16" and E 25° 54' 30"
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: 02:40 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Gaborone
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:21 am and 7:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
20.905 and -156.225 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Huelo
References
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Discover Gaborone

Gaborone in South-East District with it's 208,411 citizens is a town in Botswana. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Gaborone is now 02:40 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Gaborone with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Gaborone, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Botswana is Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Vredefort Dome in South africa at a distance of 91 mi (or 147 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ramotswa, Mochudi, Molepolole, Kanye and Zeerust. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

MASA SQUARE HOTEL

Address
0,3 mi
Corner Khama Cresent and Western Avenue
553 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Golf Drive Phakalane Phakalane
1000 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Avani Gaborone Sun

Address
1,4 mi
Chuma Drive
0016 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


CRESTA LODGE HOTEL

Address
2,0 mi
SAMORA MICHEL DRIVE
0000 Gaberone
Botswana

Time Information

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


GABORONE PEERMONT WALMONT

Address
2,1 mi
MOLEPOLOLE ROAD
00000 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


CRESTA PRESIDENT HOTEL-GABORONE

Address
0,5 mi
BOTSWANA ROAD
267 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


GABORONE CBD PEERMONT MONDIOR

Address
1,6 mi
CORNER MOBUTO AND MARATADIBA D THE VILLAGE
00000 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


Travelodge

Address
1,8 mi
Plot 28295, Block 3
Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


Mokolodi House

Address
6,8 mi
Plot 758, Mokolodi 2
Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

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


Broadhurst Inn

Address
3,6 mi
Plot 6814
00267 Gaborone
Botswana

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 909.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 15th of December 2018

34°C (93 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of December 2018

34°C (92 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 17th of December 2018

33°C (91 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Gaborone Traffic Nightmare Part 2

Published: April 24, 2013
Length: 25:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: corpinteraction

Last week we took a look at the reasons behind the heavy congestion we see at different times of the day on the streets of Gaborone. Tonight on First Issues, we look at possible solutions to...


Travel Insurance

Published: July 04, 2013
Length: 35:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction

With Batswana travelling at the rate they do these days -- spiritual trips to Moria, Nigeria and Israel, shopping trips to South Africa, UK and China... addi...


Comiendo gusanos con tomate y pimentón. Gaborone, Botswana.

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 32:40 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: edovago

En el almuerzo. Gonimbrasia belina.


Game City Expansion

Published: November 25, 2014
Length: 45:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


Holiday Clubs Promo

Published: November 28, 2014
Length: 19:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction

Consumer Watchdog and some disgruntled clients question the value and practicality of a lifetime membership with vacation company, The Holiday Club. They say...


Tuckshops and Travel Tips

Published: December 19, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


Holiday Club

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


Tuckshops and Travel Tips

Published: December 24, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


Game City Expansion

Published: November 21, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


Travel Business in Kasane & E Solutions

Published: November 04, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: corpinteraction


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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.

Botswana

Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. The citizens refer to themselves as "Batswana", but many English-language sources use "Botswanan" instead. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. It has held free and fair democratic elections since independence.

Located at -24.6667, 25.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botswana, Countries in Africa, Bantu countries and territories, English-speaking countries and territories, Landlocked countries, Liberal democracies, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Republics, States and territories established in 1966, Member states of the United Nations, Commonwealth republics

Gaborone

Gaborone is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, about 10% of the total population of Botswana. Its agglomeration is home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census. Gaborone is situated between Kgale and Oodi Hills, on the Notwane River in the southeastern corner of Botswana, and 15 kilometres from the South African border. The city is served by the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.

Located at -24.6581, 25.9122 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Gaborone, Capitals in Africa, Cities in Botswana, South-East District (Botswana), Capitals of Botswana district, Populated places established in 1964, Planned capitals

University of Botswana

The University of Botswana, or UB was established in 1982 as the first institution of higher education in Botswana. The university has four campuses: two in the capital city Gaborone, one in Francistown, and another in Maun. The university is divided into six faculties: Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences. A Faculty of Medicine is scheduled to enroll students in 2009 as part of a collaboration with the University of Melbourne in Australia.

Located at -24.6667, 25.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Gaborone, National universities, Educational institutions established in 1982, Association of Commonwealth Universities

Westwood International School

Westwood International School is an English medium international school in Gaborone, Botswana. It was founded in 1988 with sponsorship from the American and British governments and in collaboration with the Botswana Ministry of Education. US, British and South African teaching materials are employed. In 2008-9 there were 550 students and 55 faculty members. The school has a 46,000-square-metre campus with 37 classrooms.

Located at -24.6781, 25.8875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1988, Secondary schools in Gaborone, International schools in Gaborone

Tlokweng

Tlokweng is a town located directly adjacent to the capital of Botswana, Gaborone, in the South-East District. It can be considered part of the conurbation of Gaborone. Tlokweng stands on the other side of the river, and is on the road to the border with South Africa, the border post being just 15 km to the east. The population was 21,133 in 2001 census and 35,982 at the 2011 census. It's now part of Gaborone agglomeration home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census..

Located at -24.6667, 25.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Botswana, South-East District (Botswana), Botswana–South Africa border crossings

National Assembly (Botswana)

The National Assembly is the legislature Botswana's unicameral Parliament. It is advised by the House of Chiefs, which is not a house of Parliament. The current National Assembly, formed following elections held on 16 October 2009, has a total of 63 members. 57 members are directly elected in single member constituencies using the simple-majority system for a term of five years. Four members are co-opted (by secret ballot of the rest of the Assembly) while the remaining two are ex-officio.

Located at -24.6586, 25.9106 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1961 establishments, National lower houses, Government of Botswana

Botswana National Stadium

The Botswana National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Gaborone, Botswana. It is currently used mostly for Football matches. The stadium holds 22,000. The pitch is surrounded by an Athletics track, the stadium is coupled with a Rugby venue, which has fallen into disuse, and a Tennis facility. The stadium is made up of a total of 10 stands, 3 of which are covered. The 3 large stands on each end of the stadium make up the north and south ends.

Located at -24.6568, 25.9329 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Gaborone, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Botswana

Maru a Pula School

Maru-a-Pula School is an independent, co-educational, secondary school located in Gaborone, Botswana. Founded in 1972, it has grown from an initial class of 25 students to over 650 today. Maru-a-Pula offers a rigorous academic program, with students taking recognized international examinations including the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the GCE Advanced Level University Entrance exams. Approximately 25% of the students board at the school.

Located at -24.6472, 25.9329 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1972, Secondary schools in Gaborone, Round Square schools, International schools in Gaborone

Mokolodi Nature Reserve

Mokolodi Nature Reserve is a private not-for-profit game reserve in southern Botswana. Founded in 1994 by The Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation, it is situated on 30 km sq. of donated land 10 km south of the capital Gaborone. The nature reserve is inhabited by a wide variety of indigenous African game, bird and reptile species, some of which are rare and vulnerable to the threat of extinction.

Located at -24.7433, 25.7989 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Protected areas of Botswana, National parks of Botswana, Protected areas established in 1994

1999 Air Botswana incident

The 1999 Air Botswana incident occurred when Chris Phatswe, a Botswanan airline pilot, committed suicide by crashing a plane into the tarmac and a group of aircraft at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Botswana. His actions effectively crippled operations for Air Botswana.

Located at -24.557, 25.922 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 1999, Suicides in Botswana, Aviation accidents and incidents in Botswana, Accidents and incidents involving the ATR 42, Airliner accidents and incidents involving deliberate crashes, 1999 in Botswana

Roman Catholic Diocese of Gaborone

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gaborone is a diocese located in the city of Gaborone, Botswana, in the Ecclesiastical province of Pretoria in South Africa. The motto of the diocese is Deus Caritas Est, which means "God is love."

Located at -24.6575, 25.9186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious organizations established in 1959, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century, Roman Catholic Diocese of Gaborone

Oodi

Oodi or Odi is a village in Kgatleng District of Botswana. It is located 20  km north-east of Gaborone. The population was 3,440 in 2001 census.

Located at -24.5731, 26.0339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kgatleng District, Villages in Botswana

Matebeleng

Matebeleng, also known as Matebele, is a village in Kgatleng District of Botswana. It is located around 20 km north-east of Gaborone and the population was 1,180 in 2001 census.

Located at -24.5419, 26.0397 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kgatleng District, Villages in Botswana

Metsimotlhaba

Metsimotlhaba is a village in Kweneng District of Botswana. The village is located 20 km north-west of Gaborone, along the Gaborone–Molepolole road. The population was 4,056 in 2001 census.

Located at -24.5531, 25.8039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kweneng District, Villages in Botswana

Mmopane

Mmopane is a village in the Kweneng District of Botswana. The village is located around 15 km from Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. The population was 3,512 in 2001 census and 14,655 at the 2011 census. It's now part of Gaborone agglomeration home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census.

Located at -24.5669, 25.8733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kweneng District, Villages in Botswana

Botswana National Museum

The Botswana National Museum, also known as the National Museum and Art Gallery, is located in the Botswanan capital of Gaborone and is a multi-disciplinary institution that includes the National Art Gallery and Octagon Gallery, as well as—since November 2007—the National Botanical Garden. It displays traditional Botswana crafts and paintings and aims to celebrate the work of local artists.

Located at -24.6565, 25.9195 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Gaborone, Museums established in 1967

Botswana College of Agriculture

Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) is an agricultural college located in Gaborone, Botswana. It was established by an act of the Parliament of Botswana, Act no. 9, on 31 May 1991. The Act abolished the then Botswana Agricultural College (BAC) which had existed since 1967. The College is a parastatal under the Ministry of Agriculture and an associate Institution of the University of Botswana.

Located at -24.5914, 25.9415 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Gaborone, Agriculture in Botswana, Educational institutions established in 1991

University of Botswana Stadium

University of Botswana Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Gaborone, Botswana. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Uniao Flamengo Santos F.C.. The stadium holds 8,500 people.

Located at -24.6551, 25.9406 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Gaborone, Athletics (track and field) venues in Gaborone

Botswana Accountancy College

The Botswana Accountancy College, also known as BAC or bac, is a business school located in the city of Gaborone, Botswana. Initially funded and established through a joint venture between The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning and Debswana, the college caters for both the accountancy and IT tertiary needs for the country. BAC has two main campuses; the main campus being located in Gaborone, and the secondary one in Francistown.

Located at -24.6803, 25.9262 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Gaborone, Business schools in Africa, Educational institutions established in 1996

Three Dikgosi Monument

The Three Dikgosi Monument is a bronze sculpture located in the Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana. The statues depict three dikgosi (tribal chiefs): Khama III of the Bangwato, Sebele I of the Bakwena, and Bathoen I of the Bangwaketse. Events are held at the monument such as the 2008 Miss Independence Botswana. A study conducted between January and August 2007 shows that the monument is the most visited tourist destination in Gaborone.

Located at -24.6449, 25.9074 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2005 sculptures, Colossal statues, Bronze sculptures, Buildings and structures in Gaborone, Buildings and structures completed in 2005, Landmarks in Gaborone, 2005 in Botswana, Monuments and memorials in Gaborone

Legae Academy

Legae Academy is an English medium, independent, co-educational, secondary school located in Gaborone, Botswana. The Academy is a sister school to Legae English Medium Primary School which was established in 1983. The Academy follows the Cambridge International Examinations syllabus, allowing students to sit for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) after 4 years of secondary education, and the A-Level examination after a further 2 years.

Located at -24.6482, 25.8961 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1992, Secondary schools in Gaborone, International schools in Gaborone

Department of Taxes and Attorney General's Chambers Building

The Department of Taxes and Attorney General's Chambers Building (sometimes shortened to Attorney General's Chambers Building) is currently the tallest building in Botswana{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} and one of the most expensive buildings built in Africa. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} The building, located in the Government Enclave on Nelson Mandela Drive in Gaborone, is home to the Botswana Department of Taxes and the Attorney General's Chambers.

Located at -24.655, 25.9086 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Botswana, Buildings and structures in Gaborone, Landmarks in Gaborone

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07 Mar
2019

2019 BOFCAR INAUGURAL CONFERENCE
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

21 May
2019

3rd Annual Mining Investment Botswana (spi)
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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