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Mahalapye
CountryBotswana
DistrictCentral District
Government
 • MayorTBA
Elevation
900 m (3,000 ft)
Population
 (2008)[citation needed]
 • Total42,000

Mahalapye is a town located in the Central District of Botswana. The town has about 39,000 inhabitants[citation needed] and is situated along the main road between the capital Gaborone and the second largest city Francistown. Mahalapye has a bus station, a railwaystation, a couple of hotels and a market area with many shops and fastfood restaurants. It also has several petrol stations, some open 24/7. Being situated on the edge of the Kalahari desert it is quite dry, and the local waterways are dry except during the rainy season. In recent times, it has become a convenient stop-over town for travellers travelling to and from Gaborone.

Coordinates: 23°04′S 26°50′E / 23.067°S 26.833°E / -23.067; 26.833



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