Lobatse is a town in south-eastern Botswana, 70 kilometres south of the capital Gaborone, situated in a valley running north towards Gaborone. Lobatse has a population of 29,800 (Central Statistics Office, 2002). The town is an administrative district, with a town council.
Lobatse Senior Secondary School is located in Lobatse. The Botswana Prison Service (BPS) operates the Lobatse Prison. The High Court of Botswana has a branch in Lobatse. There is a psychiatric hospital known as Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital.
Lobatse is twinned with: