Population of Cities in Botswana (2022)

Botswana is home to about 2.35 million people, making it the 145th- most populous country in the world. Botswana is growing relatively quickly at a rate of 2.08%. Gaborone is the largest city in Botswana and the nation’s capital. Gaborone is considered to be modest in terms of capital city sizes, with a population of over 200,000. This is almost 10% of the country’s population. Francistown is the second-most populous city in Botswana, home to about 99,000 people. Molepolole follows with over 73,100 people. The only other city with a population of over 50,000 is Maun, Botswana’s tourism center. Maun is officially a village; however, it has about 55,000 people.

Botswana’s population is about 70.2% urban and 29.8% rural. This is a significant increase from 2009, when 60.5% of the population lived in urban areas.

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 people.

Name 2022 Population
Gaborone208,411
Francistown89,979
Molepolole63,248
Selebi-Phikwe53,727
Maun49,945
Serowe47,419
Kanye44,716
Mogoditshane43,394
Mahalapye41,316
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
Lenchwe Le Tau4,992
Mmopone4,927
Nata4,794
Gweta4,689
Mathambgwane4,675
Hukuntsi4,403
Kang4,229
Bokaa4,131
Sefophe4,114
Ramokgonami3,681
Masunga3,639
Maunatlala3,361
Manyana3,338
Mopipi3,301
Sua3,141
Sebina3,030
Moijabana2,768
Letsheng2,696
Mookane2,397
Ratholo2,377
Kalamare2,339
Mmathubudukwane2,221
Werda2,149
Machaneng2,139
Khakhea2,133
Dukwe2,037
Khudumelapye2,035
Mathathane1,987
Lehututu1,942
Tobane1,925
Mogapi1,917
Makobeng1,822
Mosetse1,780
Nokaneng1,763
Gobojango1,756
Pandamatenga1,685
Gaphatshwe1,678
Mabuli1,665
Makwata1,660
Sehithwa1,614
Nkoyaphiri1,578
Lokwabe1,473
Tsau1,409
Mogapinyana1,400
Kurametsi1,397
Pilikwe1,375
Pilane1,277
Maapi1,275
Magothla1,174
Makaleng1,166
Mathakola1,159
Dutlwe1,126
Sekoma1,083
Tamasane1,070
Dekar1,043
Botlhapatlou1,013
Makoba1,006

Population of All Cities in Botswana

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