TOEFL Test Centers in Botswana

By | February 16, 2019

TOEFL Test Centers in Botswana

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location.

The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice.

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Region Testing Format Fee Test Dates
Gaborone TOEFL iBT $210
Sat., Feb 16, 2019
Sat., Feb 23, 2019
Fri., Mar 08, 2019
Sat., Mar 09, 2019
Sat., Mar 16, 2019
Sat., Mar 30, 2019
Fri., Apr 05, 2019
Sat., Apr 13, 2019
Sat., May 04, 2019
Fri., May 10, 2019
Sat., May 11, 2019
Sat., May 18, 2019
Sat., Jun 01, 2019
Fri., Jun 14, 2019
Sat., Jun 15, 2019
Sat., Jun 29, 2019
Sat., Jul 27, 2019

Botswana Overview

Botswana, Republic in Southern Africa. Most of the country is covered by a dry steppe highlands without any drainage. The economy is characterized by mining, especially the extraction of diamonds. Nevertheless, agriculture is the main source of income for around 75% of the population.

The country, predominantly inhabited by Bantu peoples, which was a British protected area as Bechuanaland from 1885, gained independence in 1966. One of the most serious problems facing the country is the high rate of AIDS (AIDS). Despite the first successes of the state health programs, the infection rate among adults (age group 15 to 49 years) is around 22%.

  • COUNTRYAAH: National flag of Botswana. Includes the year when the flag was designed and formally used. Also covers its meaning and downloadable high definition image.

Country facts

  • Official name: Republic of Botswana
  • License plate: RB
  • ISO-3166: BW, BWA (72)
  • Internet
  • Currency: 1 pula (P) = 100 Thebe
  • Area: 581 730 km²
  • Population (2019): 2.3 million
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Official language (s): English, Tswana
  • Form of government: Presidential Republic
  • Administrative division: 9 districts
  • Head of State: President Mokgweetsi Masisi (since 1.4.2018)
  • Religion (s) (2011): 79% Christians, 15% non-denominational, 4% followers of traditional African religions, 2% other / not specified
  • Time zone: Central European Time +1 hour
  • National Day: September 30th

Location and infrastructure

  • Location (geographical): South Africa
  • Position (coordinates): between 17 ° 40 ‘and 27 ° south latitude and 20 ° and 29 ° 20’ east longitude
  • Climate: Subtropical climate
  • Highest mountain: Otse (1,489 m)
  • Road network (2017): 9 810 km (paved), 21 937 km (unpaved)
  • Railway network (2014): 888 km


  • Annual population growth (2020): 1.5%
  • Birth rate (2020): 20.9 per 1000 residents.
  • Death rate (2020): 9.2 per 1000 residents.
  • Average age (2020): 25.7 years
  • Average life expectancy (2020): 64.8 years (men 62.8; women 66.9)
  • Age structure (2020): 30.5% younger than 15 years, 5.6% older than 65 years
  • Literacy rate (15-year-olds and older) (2015): 88.5%
  • Mobile phone contracts (pre-paid and post-paid) (2018): 150 per 100 residents
  • Internet user: n / a


  • GDP per capita (2019): US $ 7,859
  • Total GDP (2019): US $ 18.7 billion
  • GNI per capita (2019): US $ 7,660
  • Education expenditure (2005): 10.7% of GDP
  • Military expenditure (2019): 2.8% of GDP
  • Unemployment rate (15 years and older) (2019): 18.2%



Botswana borders Zimbabwe to the east, the Republic of South Africa to the southeast and south, and Namibia to the west and north.

Botswana is located in the dry high basin between the Zambezi and Limpopo / Molopo rivers, about 900–1,000 m above sea level (highest point: Otse at 1,489 above sea level). It encompasses the greater part of the Kalahari, a sparsely populated, largely flat thorn bush steppe, in which only very extensive livestock farming is possible.

In the southwest sand dunes dominate the picture, in the north the inland delta of the Okavango with extensive marshes, south of that of Lake Ngami and southeast the Makarikari salt pan. Dry forest (Mopane) can only be found along the northeast border.


The dry subtropical climate shows large daily and seasonal temperature fluctuations and frequent periods of drought. The few precipitation (below 250 mm) fall in the summer rainy season (November – April). The main economic area of ​​the country is located on the south-eastern edge with a slightly more accentuated relief (island mountains, layer ridges) and around 500 mm of precipitation.

National symbols

The national flag shows a white bordered black central bar on a light blue cloth.

The coat of arms, introduced in 1966, shows in the (African) coat of arms a bull’s head (symbol for the livestock industry) and three cogwheels, which indicate the industrialization and the interaction of the ethnic groups; in the middle three wavy lines for water as the basis of life. Shield holders are two zebras (symbol for animal wealth) with sorghum stalks (heraldic left, symbol for agriculture) and elephant tusk (heraldic right). The motto »Pula«, a customary greeting, means »rain«.

The national holiday on September 30th commemorates independence in 1966.


There is general compulsory schooling for ages 7 to 15 with free lessons in the primary level. The school system is divided into the seven-year primary school and the five-year, two-tier secondary school with a general or technical branch. The schools are usually run by the district authorities. There are also mission schools (under government supervision). The languages ​​of instruction are Tswana and English. There is a university in Gaborone and since 2012 a second in Palapye as well as several colleges with educational, technical and agricultural orientation.