Botswana is a landlocked country located in southern Africa. The population of Botswana is about 1.5 million people and spans an area of about 220,000 square kilometers. The capital city is Gaborone and the official language of Botswana is English. The country is noted for its desert areas, vast elephant populations, and rich native flora and fauna. The economy of Botswana is largely dependent on tourism, agriculture, and diamonds.