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North-West
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Country Botswana
CapitalMaun
Area
 • Total129,930 km2 (50,170 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total142,970
 • Density1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

North-West District Council is one of the local authorities of Botswana. It was established in 1966, overlapping the administrative districts of Chobe and Ngamiland. Since 2006, when the Chobe District Council was established, it only administers Ngamiland.(http://www.laws.gov.bw/, http://www.mlg.gov.bw/)

Location

North-West's location in the country causes it to share borders with the following foreign areas:

Domestically, it borders the following districts:

Sub-districts

Sub-districts of North-West/Ngamiland District include:

  • Ngami, hqrs. Maun
  • Okavango, hqrs. Gumare

Settlements

By far the largest settlement in the district is Maun, which had a population of 43,776 in 2001 census. The following is the list of villages noted separately in 2001 census in each census region.[1]

Ngamiland East

Bodibeng, Botlhatlogo, Chanoga, Habu, Kareng, Kgakge, Komana, Mababe, Makalamabedi, Matlapana, Maun, Phuduhudu, Sehithwa, Semboyo, Sankuyo, Shorobe, Toteng, Tsao

Ngamiland West

Beetsha, Etsha 6, Etsha 13, Gane [disambiguation needed], Gonutsuga, Gumare, Ikoga, Kauxwhi, Mohembo East, Mohembo West, Mokgacha, Ngarange, Nokaneng, Nxamasere, Nxaunxau, Qangwa, Sepopa, Seronga, Shakawe, Shaowe, Tubu, Xadau, Xakao, Xaxa

Delta

Daonara, Ditshiping, Jao, Katamaga, Morutsha, Xaxaba

See also

References

  1. "Distribution of population by sex by villages and their associated localities: 2001 population and housing census". Archived from the original on 2007-11-24. Retrieved 2007-12-10.


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