North-East District (Botswana)

district of Botswana

The North-East District is a district of Botswana. Its capital is Francistown.

North-East
Shashe River centre
Shashe River centre
Location within Botswana
Location within Botswana
Coordinates: 21°5′S 27°30′E / 21.083°S 27.500°E / -21.083; 27.500Coordinates: 21°5′S 27°30′E / 21.083°S 27.500°E / -21.083; 27.500
Country Botswana
CapitalFrancistown
Area
 • Total5,120 km2 (1,980 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total167,500
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)

There are two sub-districts - the Francistown Subdistrict and the North-East Subdistrict. In the 2011 census, 43 villages were listed for the district.