North-West District (Botswana)

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North-West
District
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
Capital Maun
Area
 • Total 129,930 km2 (50,170 sq mi)
Population (2001 census)
 • Total 142,970
 • Density 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi)
Time zone Central Africa Time (UTC+2)

North-West District Council is one of the local authorities of Botswana. It was established in 1966, overlapping the administrative districts of Chobe and Ngamiland. Since 2006, when the Chobe District Council was established, it only administers Ngamiland.(http://www.laws.gov.bw/, http://www.mlg.gov.bw/)

Location[edit]

North-West's location in the country causes it to share borders with the following foreign areas:

Domestically, it borders the following districts:

Sub-districts[edit]

Sub-districts of North-West/Ngamiland District include:

  • Ngami, hqrs. Maun
  • Okavango, hqrs. Gumare

Settlements[edit]

By far the largest settlement in the district is Maun, which had a population of 43,776 in 2001 census. The following is the list of villages noted separately in 2001 census in each census region.[1]

Ngamiland East

Bodibeng, Botlhatlogo, Chanoga, Habu, Kareng, Kgakge/Makakung, Komana, Mababe, Makalamabedi, Matlapana, Maun, Phuduhudu, Sehithwa, Semboyo, Sankuyo, Shorobe, Toteng, Tsao

Ngamiland West

Beetsha, Etsha 6, Etsha 13, Gani, Gonutsuga, Gumare, Ikoga, Kauxwhi, Mohembo East, Mohembo West, Mokgacha, Ngarange, Nokaneng, Nxamasere, Nxaunxau, Qangwa, Sepopa, Seronga, Shakawe, Tobere, Tubu, Xakao, Xaxa, Xhauga

Delta

Daonara, Ditshiping, Jao, Katamaga, Morutsha, Xaxaba

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