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Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Country Botswana
 • Total35,890 km2 (13,860 sq mi)
 (2001 census)
 • Total230,335
 • Density6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

Kweneng is one of the districts of Botswana and is the recent historical homeland of the Bakwena people, the first group in Botswana converted to Christianity by famed missionary David Livingstone. Various landmarks, including Livingstone's Cave, allude to this history. The seat of the district's government is Molepolole, Botswana's most populous village (only trailing Botswana's two cities: Gaborone and Francistown).

List of towns by population (2006)

District borders

Kweneng is the only district without a foreign border. It borders the following districts:

Kweneng borders more districts than any other district.

It is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.


Kweneng District has the following sub-districts:

See also

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