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Gaborone

(gäbərō`nē), city (1992 est. pop. 140,000), capital of Botswana. It is located on the country's major railroad line and has a small international airport. The city is the country's administrative center. Nearby manganese and asbestos mines have led to increased industrial expansion, and diamonds are processed, sorted, and traded. The city was founded c.1890 by Gaborone Matlapin, an African chief, and was known as Gaberones. In 1965 it replaced what is now MahikengMahikeng,
formerly Mafikeng
or Mafeking
, city (2011 pop. 290,269), capital of North West prov., N central South Africa, near the border of Botswana. It is the market for the surrounding cattle-raising and dairy-farming area and is an important railroad depot.
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, South Africa, as capital of the Bechuanaland Protectorate; it remained the capital when Bechuanaland became independent as Botswana in 1966, and received its present name in 1969. The South African Development Community (SADC) makes its headquarters in Gaborone; the organization was formed in 1980 in order to increase economic cooperation among its members and reduce dependence on South Africa. Gaborone is the seat of the Univ. of Botswana (1971).

Gaborone

the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop.: 186 007 (2001)
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b) Lecturer, Paediatric Nursing, Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
Centre for Conservation of African Resources: Communities Animals and Land Use, Kasane, Botswana; ([dagger]) University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; ([double dagger]) University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa; ([section]) National Veterinary Laboratory, Gaborone, Botswana; and ([paragraph]) ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
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