Kgalagadi District

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Kgalagadi
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Coordinates: 25°00′S 22°00′E / 25.000°S 22.000°E / -25.000; 22.000Coordinates: 25°00′S 22°00′E / 25.000°S 22.000°E / -25.000; 22.000
Country Botswana
CapitalTsabong
Area
 • Total105,200 km2 (40,600 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total42,049
 • Density0.40/km2 (1.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

Kgalagadi is a district in southwest Botswana. The administrative center is Tsabong.

Kgalagadi covers a large part of the Kalahari Desert. More than one-third of the district is covered by the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Other tourist attractions include Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Deception Valley, and Khutse Game Reserve.[1]

There are two sub-districts - Kgalagadi North and Kgalagadi South.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tourist attractions in Botswana". Government of Botswana. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  2. Gaotlhobogwe, Monkagedi. "Botswana broken into 19 new sub-districts". MMegi Online. Retrieved 11 November 2016.