Ghanzi District

district of Botswana

Ghanzi (sometimes Gantsi) is a district in western Botswana. The capital city is also named Ghanzi.

Ghanzi
Gantsi
Makgadikgadi Pans
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Coordinates: 22°00′S 22°00′E / 22.000°S 22.000°E / -22.000; 22.000Coordinates: 22°00′S 22°00′E / 22.000°S 22.000°E / -22.000; 22.000
Country Botswana
CapitalGhanzi
Area
 • Total117,910 km2 (45,530 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total43,370
 • Density0.37/km2 (0.95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

Most of the eastern half of Ghanzi is the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Deception Valley, Ghanzi Craft, and Khutse Game Reserve are other major tourist attractions.

Ghanzi is divided into Charles Hill Sub-District and Ghanzi Sub-District.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gaotlhobogwe, Monkagedi. "Botswana broken into 19 new sub-districts". MMegi Online. Retrieved 11 November 2016.