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Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. A mid-sized country of just over 2 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated nations in the world. Around 10 percent of the population lives in the capital and largest city, Gaborone. Formerly one of the poorest countries in the world—with a GDP per capita of about US$70 per year in the late 1960s—Botswana has since transformed itself into one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The economy is dominated by mining, cattle, and tourism. Botswana boasts a GDP (purchasing power parity) per capita of about $18,825 per year , which is one of the highest in Africa. Its high gross national income (by some estimates the fourth-largest in Africa) gives the country a modest standard of living and the highest Human Development Index of continental Sub-Saharan Africa.Gross national income (GNI) – Nations Online Project
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Notable firms


This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct. File:Debswana HQ.jpg|Headquarters of Debswana Diamond Company Ltd in Gaborone. File:Jwaneng Open Mine.jpg|The Jwaneng diamond mine is the richest in the world today. File:Tourist Resort at Kasane.jpg|Tourist resort at Kasane

See also

* Economy of Botswana *List of companies in Gaborone *List of Botswana-related topics


References


{{Africa topic|List of companies of Botswana Category:Botswana companies