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   Botswana 

Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. The economy, one of the most robust on the continent, is dominated by diamond mining. Located in Southern Africa, just above South Africa, population is 1,591,232, with two official languages - English and  Setswana. 

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