Population of Cities in Botswana (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
1
100,000 to 1 Million
18
10,000 to 100,000

Botswana has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 18 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Botswana is Gaborone, with a population of 208,411 people.

Gaborone

Gaborone is known for the Gaborone Game Reserve, home to native animals like wildebeest and impala.

208,411

Francistown

Francistown is the second largest city in Botswana and is often described as 'Capital of the North'.

89,979

Molepolole

The people who reside in Molepolole are the Bakwena, one of the eight major tribes in Botswana.

63,248

Selebi-Phikwe

Nickel mining started in Selebi-Phikwe in 1973 and has been the main economic activity since then.

53,727

Maun

Maun is the tourism capital of Botswana and the administrative center of Ngamiland district.

49,945

Serowe

Serowe is a trade and commercial center, and Botswana's largest village.

47,419

Kanye

Kanye is the traditional capital of the Ngwaketse tribe, who first settled in the area in the 1790s.

44,716

Mahalapye

Mahalapye is located on the Tropic of Capricorn, meaning that at approximately 13:11 hours on 21 December, or at solar noon on Summer Solstice, the sun will be directly overhead.

44,471

Name 2018 Population
Gaborone208,411
Francistown89,979
Molepolole63,248
Selebi-Phikwe53,727
Maun49,945
Serowe47,419
Kanye44,716
Mahalapye44,471
Mogoditshane43,394
Mochudi36,962
Lobatse30,883
Palapye30,650
Ramotswa21,450
Thamaga20,756
Mosopa19,561
Letlhakane18,136
Tonota17,759
Janeng16,853
Gabane12,884
Ghanzi9,934
Kasane9,250
Orapa9,189
Kopong6,895
Letlhakeng6,781
Tshabong6,591
Otse6,275
Shakawe5,651
Metsemotlhaba5,544
Rakops5,222
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