The capital of Botswana, Gaborone – relatively young and sparsely populated town, built on the site of a small settlement. The government decided to move the capital (the former capital of Mafikeng) in this area for many reasons.
One of them is the unusually favorable climate for Africa – there are no specific drought, the winter average temperature of plus 16 degrees in the summer – plus 30 degrees. The city is situated at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, which contributes to a moderate tropical climate.
Gaborone was built within three years. During this short period of modern schools were built, hospitals, power plants, telephone and railway junctions, government buildings and bank offices. The capital of Botswana now – this is the most rapidly growing and developing city in Africa. This speed of construction is favored huge deposits of diamonds, Botswana is famous for.
For arrivals relax Gaborone offers gorgeous natural excursions in Mokolodi Nature Park, located in twelve kilometers from the city. These places are so different from ordinary European landscapes that tourists are completely absorbed impressions of the local beauties. By changing the rhythm of life and environment consciousness is relaxing, a person gets really high-quality mind.
This contributes to more thoughtful service and great for travelers. Ecotourism in Botswana is the most developed in Africa.
At the Gaborone you can go on an excursion to the Cathedral of Christ to visit Botswana Stadium, Botanical Garden, Museum of Botswana.
Stopping tourists mostly in campgrounds and hotels. The local cuisine is also surprising, as the surrounding nature, and although you can eat and the usual dishes of poultry, meat, fish, but you can try and exotic for a strong spirit – peanuts with pepper and wood treads. It also serves good beer and local European varieties.