Gabane

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Gabane
City
Gabane is located in Botswana
Gabane
Gabane
Location in Botswana
Coordinates: 24°40′S 25°47′E / 24.667°S 25.783°E / -24.667; 25.783Coordinates: 24°40′S 25°47′E / 24.667°S 25.783°E / -24.667; 25.783
Country Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana
District Kweneng District
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,842

Gabane is a village in Kweneng District of Botswana. It is located 15 km (10 mi) west of Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. The population was 10,399 in 2001 census, making it the fourth largest settlement in Kweneng. Its population was 14,842 at the 2011 census. It's now part of Gaborone agglomeration home to 421,907 inhabitants at the 2011 census.[1]

This village is originally home to BaMalete tribe. Kgosi Mosadi Seboko is the paramount chief and is stationed at Ramotswa, the capital of Balete. The elder population is still very much into agriculture while the younger generations are more urbanized.

The culture of Gabane[edit]

Gabane is well known for her lively music scene and night life as well as contemporary fashion trends. The village has produced several live bands like Matsieng and Franco and Afro Musica. The Gabaneans are passionate football followers. Their most successful team, Uniao Flamengo Santos, plays in the National Premier League.

Notable natives[edit]

Gabane is home to:

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