Botswana Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining.
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