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Kgalagadi District

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Kgalagadi District, Botswana (-24.84906 21.78833)

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Name: Kgalagadi District topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: -26.90597 19.99865 -23.31852 24.50817
Minimum elevation: 813 m
Maximum elevation: 1,791 m
Average elevation: 1,092 m

Kgalagadi District

Kgalagadi borders Omaheke Region, Namibia in the northwest, Hardap Region, Namibia in the southwest, Northern Cape Province, South Africa in the south, North West Province, South Africa in the southeast and domestically, Ghanzi District in the north, Kweneng District in the northeast, and Southern District in the east. Kgalagadi means "land of the thirst". The largest settlement in the district is Tsabong, which had a population of 8939 in 2011 census while Hukuntsi and Kang had 4654 and 5985, respectively. Most part of Botswana has tableland slopes sliding from east to west. The region has an average elevation of around 915 m (3,002 ft) above the mean sea level. The vegetation type is Savannah, with tall grasses, bushes and trees. The annual precipitation is around 25 cm (9.8 in), most of which is received during the summer season from November to May. Most of the rivers in the region are seasonal, with Limpopo River, which are prone to flash floods, being the most prominent. The tourist and game reserves in the region are Ghanzi, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Deception Valley, Ghanzi Craft, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Khutse Game Reserve and Kuru Museum and Cultural Centre.

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kgalagadi District, Botswana (-25.28608 21.07831)

Coordinates: -26.47676 19.99837 -24.09713 22.15744 - Minimum elevation: 888 m - Maximum elevation: 1,229 m - Average elevation: 1,028 m