Population of Cities in Botswana (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
1
100,000 to 1 Million
18
10,000 to 100,000
  • Gaborone
  • Francistown
  • Molepolole
  • Selebi-Phikwe
  • Maun
  • Serowe
  • Kanye
  • Mahalapye
  • Mogoditshane
  • Mochudi
  • Lobatse
  • Palapye
  • Ramotswa
  • Thamaga
  • Mosopa
  • Letlhakane
  • Tonota
  • Janeng
  • Gabane
  • Ghanzi
  • Kasane
  • Orapa
  • Kopong
  • Letlhakeng
  • Tshabong
  • Otse
  • Shakawe
  • Metsemotlhaba
  • Rakops
  • Jwaneng

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