Flight tickets from Margate to Gaberone

Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, is a rapidly growing city. With a population of over 250,000, it is the largest city in the nation. With its modern buildings, busy markets and bustling harbor, Gaborone is a fast-paced and vibrant place to explore. Even though it is small, the city offers a wide variety of experiences for visitors, from cultural sightseeing to outdoor adventures. This article will discuss some of the fascinating attractions and activities in Gaborone, and recommend some of the best places to visit.

Getting to Know Gaborone

Gaborone is the largest city in Botswana, located in the southeastern corner of the African continent. As of 2018, Gaborone’s population is estimated to be around 243,753, making it the largest city in Botswana. Gaborone is in the Central Africa Time zone, which is two hours ahead of UTC (Greenwich Mean Time). Gaborone is an ethnically diverse city, with people of different racial backgrounds. The majority of residents are black, with a minority of whites, coloreds and Asians. The official language of Gaborone is English, although Setswana is widely spoken as well. Most businesses in Gaborone transact in the Botswanan Pula (BWP), but U.S. Dollars and South African Rand are also accepted.

Climate and Weather

Gaborone is the capital of Botswana, located in the south-central part of the country. The climate of Gaborone is hot semi-arid (Köppen climate classification BSh). Summers are warm to hot with temperatures typically ranging between 22 and 38 degrees Celsius (72 to 101 degrees Fahrenheit). The hottest month is usually October with an average high of 34 degrees Celsius (93 degrees Fahrenheit). Winters tend to be mild with an average low of 14 degrees Celsius (57 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall is sparse throughout the year with most of the precipitation falling between October and April. Gaborone receives an average annual rainfall of 408 mm (16 inches). During the wet season, the temperature is generally warm and the humidity is high. Thunderstorms occur sporadically during the wet months, usually late in the afternoon.

Touring Gaborone: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport located in Gaborone, the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. It is located 16 km (10 miles) north of the city center. To reach downtown Gaborone from the airport, you can take a taxi or a bus from the airport. Most taxis charge a flat rate fare of approximately P80. There is also the Gaborone Airport Shuttle (GAS) which costs about P50 for a one-way trip to the city center. It is recommended that you confirm the cost with the driver in advance. There is no money changing facilities at Gaborone Airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Gaborone

  1. Gaborone is the capital of Botswana and is home to much of the nation's culture and history.
  2. Visitors can explore the Natural History Museum and the Botswana National Art Gallery to see a variety of artifacts and art depicting the country's history and culture.
  3. Gaborone is known for its vibrant nightlife, with many bars and restaurants offering traditional Botswana cuisine

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