Kalahari Desert occupies the most of Botswana’s territory. The area is sparsely populated; it is a high plateau, overgrown with bushes and tough grass; sand dunes stretch to the south-west. More humid climate is to the east of the country, what allowed to be engaged in farming here, so the majority of the Batswana people live in these areas and grow maize, millet and sorghum. After a diamond industry the most significant revenue to the State’s economy brings livestock. One of the main problems of Botswana is unemployment, so many of the Batswana’s residents leave for seasonal work to the Republic of South Africa. To supply the entire population with work, the government develops mining industry and newly discovered deposits of coal and copper. From 1885 to 1966 the country was a British colony. Holidays in Botswana means an unforgettable water safari, a trip on the river Chobe, where you can watch animals - crocodiles, hippopotamus and fantastic birds; jeep safari in savannah.
Such diversity of animals and birds impossible to find anywhere else but in Chobe National Park. Here one can see elephants, antelopes, lions, crocodiles, hippopotamus, giraffe