North-West District (Botswana)

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North-West
Maun
Maun
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Coordinates: 19°30′S 23°30′E / 19.500°S 23.500°E / -19.500; 23.500Coordinates: 19°30′S 23°30′E / 19.500°S 23.500°E / -19.500; 23.500
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)

The North-West District or Ngamiland is a district in Botswana. The capital city is Maun.

Ngamiland is subdivided into Ngamiland East, Ngamiland West and Ngamiland Delta (Okavango).[1]

Important tourist attractions include Tsodilo Hills, the Moremi Game Reserve, and the Gchwihaba (Drotsky's) Caves.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gaotlhobogwe, Monkagedi. "Botswana broken into 19 new sub-districts". MMegi Online. Retrieved 11 November 2016.