Gaborone

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Gaborone
Toropo
From top to bottom: skyline view of Gaborone, statue of Seretse Khama, the city centre of Gaborone, bird's-eye view of Gaborone
From top to bottom: skyline view of Gaborone, statue of Seretse Khama, the city centre of Gaborone, bird's-eye view of Gaborone
Nickname(s): Gabs, GC, Gabz, G-City
Satellite image of Gaborone
Satellite image of Gaborone
Coordinates: 24°39′29″S 25°54′44″E / 24.65806°S 25.91222°E / -24.65806; 25.91222Coordinates: 24°39′29″S 25°54′44″E / 24.65806°S 25.91222°E / -24.65806; 25.91222
Naga Botswana
Kgaolo Gaborone
Kgaolo-potlana Gaborone
Hlômile 1964[1]
Named for Kgosi Gaborone
Government
 • Type City commission government
 • Body Gaborone City Council
 • Mayor Haskins Nkaigwa (BMD)[2]
 • Deputy Mayor Florence Shagwa (BCP)[2]
Sekgôba
 • Toropo 169 km2 (65 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 983 m (3,225 ft)
Setšhaba (2011)
 • Toropo 231,626
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
 • Metro 421,907
Time zone Central Africa Time (UTC+2)
Website Gaborone City Council Website

Gaborone (Seisimane /ˌɡæbəˈroʊniː/ or /ˌxɑːbəˈroʊneɪ/), ke leina le le gatisitsweng kana le le biditsweng go reelela toropo ka Kgosi (Kgosi Gaborone). Gaborone ke toropo kgolo mo Botswana, e na le palo ya batho ba le 191,776. Dipalo tse di gatisitswe ka ngwaga wa 2006 go ya ka dipatlisiso tsa ba palo batho, se e le sesupo sa gore 10% ya Botswana jotlhe ka bophara e kwa Gaborone.

Toropo ya Gaborone e agetswe fa gare ga thaba ya Kgale le Oodi, fa nokeng ya Notwane, mo borwabotlhaba jwa Botswana, gape e gaufi le molElwane wa Afrika Borwa. Toropo e e, nale lebala la difofane la Sir Seretse Khama kwa difofane di gorogelang teng. Ke kgaolo ya bodiredi le boeteledipele ka bo yone, gape ke motsemogolo wa kgaolo ya metse e e mo borwabotlhaba. Banni ba Botswana ba bitša toropo e ba re Gabs kana GC fa ba e boka.

Gaborone o ne a agiwa go nna motsemogolo ka ngwaga wa 1960 fa lefatshe la Bechuanaland Protectorate le tsaya puso, fa e nna lefatshe le le ikemetseng ka nosi. Mo gare ga toropo e go na le madirelo a dikgwebo, marekisetso, le mafelo a ga goromente a agilweng kwa bophirima jwa marekisetso . Toropo e ke nngwe ya ditoropo tse di golang mo lefatsheng, se se bakile mathata a tlhaelo ya lefatshe le go ipaya mo go seng ka fa molaong. Toropo e e nale dikgotlhang tse di tsenang mo lefatsheng go tswa ko Zimbabwe le Afrika Borwa ka ngwaga wa 1980.

Ditšhupetšo[lokiša | edit source]

  1. Parsons, Neil (19 August 1999). "Botswana History Page 7: Geography". Botswana History Pages. Gaborone, Botswana: University of Botswana History Department. Retrieved 4 August 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Keoreng, Ephraim (5 October 2011). "New Gaborone Mayor seeks power to hire and fire" 28 (148). Gaborone, Botswana: Mmegi Online. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  3. "Gaborone, Botswana Page". Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. 
  4. timeanddate.com
  5. Botswana Telecommunications Authority (11 September 2009). Botswana (country code +267). National Numbering Plans (International Telecommunication Union). Archived from the original (DOC) on 27 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2009.