World Heritage Sites in Botswana


(18.78 S 21.73 E) -- satellite image

Tsodilo is called the 'Louvre of the Desert' and contains one of the highest concentrations of rock art in the world with over 4,500 paintings are preserved in a small area (10 sq. km) of the Kalahari Desert. The archaeological record gives a chronological account of human activities and environmental changes over at least 100,000 years.

Okavanga Delta

(19.44 S 22.82E) --
satellite image

This delta in NW Botswana consists of permanent marshlands and seasonally flooded plains. It is one of a very few major interior delta systems that does not flow into a sea or ocean. The place is home to some of the world's large endangered mammals including the cheetah, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020