Kgatleng District

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Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Coordinates: 24°15′S 26°30′E / 24.250°S 26.500°E / -24.250; 26.500Coordinates: 24°15′S 26°30′E / 24.250°S 26.500°E / -24.250; 26.500
Country  Botswana
Capital Mochudi
 • Total 7,960 km2 (3,070 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 91,660
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone Central Africa Time (UTC+2)

Kgatleng is one of the districts of Botswana, coterminous with the homeland of the Bakgatla people. Its capital is Mochudi, the hometown of protagonist Precious Ramotswe in Alexander McCall Smith's popular The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. According to the 2001 Census, Kgatleng had a population of 73,507 people.

In the south, Kgatleng borders the North West Province of South Africa, and to the east it borders South Africa's Limpopo Province. Domestically, it borders the following districts:


Kgatleng District has no sub-districts.

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