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North-East
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Country Botswana
CapitalMasunga
Area
 • Total5,120 km2 (1,980 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total132,422
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

The North-East District is one of the administrative districts of Botswana. Its capital is Masunga. In 2001, North-East had a population of 132,422 people. The North-East District is predominatly occupied by Kalanga speaking people (the BaKalanga).

In the north and east, North-East borders the Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe with the border in the east predominantly the Ramokgwebana River Center. In the south and west, North-East District borders Central District and the border being the Shashe River Center.

Sub-districts

There are no sub-districts in the North-East District.

Geography

The Nata River flows through the North-East District and is a significant gathering place for wildlife including birds.[1] The Nata River continues to flow to the Makgadikgadi Pans, where it discharges.[2]

See also

References

Line notes

  1. Elizabeth Cashdan, 1986
  2. C. Michael Hogan, 2008

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