Bushmanland (South West Africa)

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Republic of Bushmanland
Republiek van Boesmanland
Republik Buschmannland
Bantustan
1989
Flag
Flag
Location of Bushmanland (green) within South West Africa (grey).
Map of the bantustan.
Capital Tsumkwe (Tjumǃkui)
Languages Khoisan
English
Afrikaans
German
Political structure Bantustan
History
 •  Self-government 1989
 •  Re-integrated into Namibia May 1989
Currency South African rand
Preceded by
Succeeded by
South West Africa
Namibia

Bushmanland (Afrikaans: Boesmanland) was a bantustan in South West Africa (present-day Namibia), intended by the apartheid government to be a self-governing homeland for the San people (the Bushmen). Despite this, a government was not established in the region.

Bushmanland, like other homelands in South West Africa, was abolished in May 1989 at the start of the transition to independence.

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Coordinates: 19°35′S 20°31′E / 19.583°S 20.517°E / -19.583; 20.517