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North-West District (Botswana)
The North-West District or Ngamiland is one of the first-level administrative subdivisions of Botswana. For census and administrative purposes Ngamiland is subdivided into Ngamiland East, Ngamiland West and Ngamiland Delta (Okavango). It is governed by a District Commissioner, appointed by the national government, and the elected North-West District Council. The administrative centre is Maun, Botswana, Maun. As of 2011, the total population of the district was 175,631 compared to 142,970 in 2001. The growth rate of population during the decade was 2.08. The total number of workers constituted 32,471 with 16,852 males and 15,621 females, with a majority of them involved in agriculture. Maun, the Tsodilo Hills, the Moremi Game Reserve, the Gcwihaba, Gchwihaba (Drotsky's) Caves, the Aha Hills (on the border with Namibia), the Nhabe Museum in Maun, and Maun Educational Park are the major tourist attractions in the district. History In the late 18th century, the Tswana people, prim ...
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Districts Of Botswana
Botswana Botswana (, also ), officially the Republic of Botswana ( tn, Lefatshe la Botswana, label=Setswana; Kalanga language, Kalanga: ''Hango yeBotswana''), is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 ... is divided into 17 administrative district A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by the local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning regions or County, counties, several Municipality, municipal ...s: 10 rural districts and 7 urban districts. These are administered by 16 local authorities (district councils, city councils or town councils).Botswana Government Ministries & Authorities


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Rex Collings
Rex Collings (18 June 1925 – 23 May 1996) was an English publisher who specialized in books relating to Africa and children's books. He ensured the publication of Wole Soyinka's plays, and was the first to publish ''Watership Down'' (1972) by Richard Adams.Isabel Quigly"Obituary: Rex Colling"s ''The Independent'', 7 June 1996. Collings started at Penguin Books, Penguin before moving to Oxford University Press, where he established the Three Crowns Series for books on African subjects. He then moved to Methuen Publishing, Methuen before setting up his own publishing company, Rex Collings Ltd. He risked his own money in publishing ''Watership Down'', which around thirty publishers had turned down. References

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Plateau
In geology Geology (from the γῆ, ''gē'' ("earth") and -λoγία, ''-logia'', ("study of", "discourse")) is a branch of concerned with both the liquid and , the of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time. Geology can ... and physical geography Physical geography (also known as physiography) is one of the two fields of geography Geography (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hell ..., a plateau (, , or ; ; plural plateaus or plateaux), also called a high plain or a tableland, is an area of a highland Highlands or uplands are any mountainous region or elevated mountainous plateau. Generally speaking, upland (or uplands) refers to ranges of hills, typically up to . Highland (or highlands) is usually reserved for ranges of low mountains. Highlan ... consisting of flat terrain Relief map of Sierra Nevada, Spain Terrain o ...
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Dissected Plateau
A dissected plateau is a plateau In geology Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, ''gē'' ("earth") and -λoγία, ''-logia'', ("study of", "discourse")) is an Earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rock (geology), rocks of which it is composed, and the proces ... area that has been severely eroded such that the relief is sharp. Such an area may be referred to as mountainous, but dissected plateaus are distinguishable from orogen An Orogenic belt means a zone affected by orogeny Orogeny is the primary mechanism by which mountains are formed on continents. An orogeny is an event that takes place at a convergent plate margin when plate motion compresses the margin. This ...ic mountain belts by the lack of folding, metamorphism Metamorphism is the change of mineral In geology and mineralogy, a mineral or mineral species is, broadly speaking, a solid chemical compound with a fairly well-defined chemical composition and a specific crystal structu ...
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Ghanzi District
Ghanzi (sometimes Gantsi) is a Districts of Botswana, district in western Botswana, bordering Namibia in the west and extending east into much of the interior of the country. The district's administrative centre is the town of Ghanzi. Most of the eastern half of Ghanzi makes up the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The human population at the 2001 census was 43,370, less populous than that of any other district in Botswana. Ghanzi's area is 117,910 km². In the west, Ghanzi borders the Omaheke Region of Namibia. Domestically, it borders the following districts: North-West District (Botswana), North-West on the north, Central District (Botswana), Central on the east, Kweneng District, Kweneng on the southeast, Kgalagadi District, Kgalagadi on the south. Ghanzi, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Deception Valley, Ghanzi Craft, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Khutse Game Reserve are the major game areas in the district. The district is administered by a district administration and dis ...
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Central District (Botswana)
Central is the largest of Botswana's districts in terms of area and population. It encompasses the traditional homeland of the BamangwatoThe Bamangwato (more correctly BagammaNgwato, and also referred to as the BaNgwato or Ngwato) is one of the eight "principal" Tswana chieftaincies of Botswana Botswana (, also ), officially the Republic of Botswana ( tn, Lefatshe la Botswana, ... people. Some of the most politically connected Batswana The Tswana ( tn, Batswana, singular ''Motswana'') are a Bantu language, Bantu-speaking ethnic group who are native to Southern Africa. The Tswana language is a member of Sotho–Tswana languages, Sotho-Tswana language group which belongs to t ... have come from the Central District, including former President Sir Seretse Khama Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama, GCB, KBE (1 July 1921 – 13 July 1980) was a Botswana politician who served as the first President of Botswana, a post he held from 1966 to 1980. Born into an influ ...
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Zambezi Region
The Zambezi Region (German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law * German language The German la ... and Afrikaans Afrikaans (, ) is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 60 million people, it is the world's 23rd-most po ...: ''Sambesi''), until 2013 known as the Caprivi Region, is one of the 14 regions of Namibia Namibia Namibia (, ), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to ..., located in the extreme north-east of the country. It is largely concurrent with the Caprivi Strip ...
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Kavango East
Kavango East is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia Namibia Namibia (, ), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to .... Its capital is Rundu Rundu is the capital and largest city of the Kavango-East Region Kavango East is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia. Its capital is Rundu, its governor is Bonifatius Wakudumo. The Region was created in 2013 when the Kavango Region was split i ..., its governor is Bonifatius Wakudumo ''Comes'' Bonifatius (anglicized as Count Boniface) (died 432) was a Roman Empire, Roman general and governor of the Diocese of Africa. He campaigned against the Visigoths in Roman Gaul and the Vandals in Africa (Roman province), Roman North Afri .... The Region was created in 2013 when the Kavango Region Kavango (before 1998: Okavango) was one of the thirteen regions ...
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Otjozondjupa Region
Otjozondjupa is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia Namibia Namibia (, ), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to .... Its capital is Otjiwarongo. The region further contains the municipalities of Okahandja and Grootfontein and the towns Okakarara and Otavi. Politics The region comprises seven Constituencies of Namibia, constituencies: * Grootfontein Constituency, Grootfontein * Okahandja Constituency, Okahandja * Okakarara Constituency, Okakarara * Omatako Constituency, Omatako * Otavi Constituency, Otavi * Otjiwarongo Constituency, Otjiwarongo * Tsumkwe Constituency, Tsumkwe In the Namibian local and regional elections, 2015, 2015 regional elections, Swapo won five of the seven constituencies, and National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) won two. Governors * Otto Ipinge * James Ueriku ...
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Omaheke Region
Omaheke ( hz, Sandveld) is one of the fourteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Gobabis. It lies in eastern Namibia on the border with Botswana and is the western extension of the Kalahari desert. The self-governed villages of Otjinene, Leonardville, Namibia, Leonardville and Witvlei are situated in the region. , Omaheke had 48,594 registered voters. Economy and infrastructure Gobabis is the centre of this area and also its main business area, as it is linked with the capital of Namibia, Windhoek, by rail and the tarred B6 road (Namibia), B6 national road. This infrastructure serves as the main supply line for the region. All the other population centres in the region are linked with Gobabis by road. Many other services are rendered from Gobabis to the region, such as the Police Divisional Headquarters, which is situated in Gobabis. Clinics in the region are served by medical practitioners based in Gobabis, and there are two hospitals and a clinic serving the region. The agric ...
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Savannah
A savanna or savannah is a mixed woodland A woodland () is, in the broad sense, land covered with trees, or in a narrow sense, synonymous with wood (or in the U.S., the ''plurale tantum'' woods), a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade (see d ...-grassland Grasslands are areas where the vegetation Vegetation is an assemblage of species and the they provide. It is a general term, without specific reference to particular , life forms, structure, extent, or any other specific or geographic ... ecosystem An ecosystem (or ecological system) consists of all the organisms and the physical environment with which they interact. These biotic and abiotic components are linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows. Energy enters the syst ... characterised by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy Canopy may refer to: Plants * Canopy (biology), aboveground portion of plant community o ...
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Maun 23
Maun may refer to: Places * Maun, Botswana Maun is the fifth-largest town in Botswana. As of 2011, it had a population of 55,784. Maun is the "tourism capital" of Botswana and the administrative centre of North-West District (Botswana), Ngamiland district. Francistown and Maun are linked by ..., a town * River Maun The River Maun is a river in Nottinghamshire, England. Its source lies in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, and from there it flows north east through Mansfield (which takes its name from the river), Edwinstowe and Ollerton, these being the heart of the Sher ..., a river in England * Maun (island), an island in the Adriatic Sea People * Caroline Maun (born 1968), American professor, author, poet, lyricist and musician * Danny Maun (born 1981), English rugby league player * Ernie Maun (1901–1987), American Major League Baseball pitcher * Marsal Maun (1913–2000), second ''Menteri Besar'' (Chief Minister of Brunei) See also

* Ma'un, a chapter of the Quran {{disambiguation ...
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