Bechuanaland Protectorate #96 (1927)

Bechuanaland Protectorate #96 (1927)

Bechuanaland meant the country of the Tswana and for administrative purposes was divided into two political entities. The northern part, administered as the Bechuanaland Protectorate, had an area of 225,000 square miles (580,000 km²), and became the Republic of Botswana (Lefatshe la Botswana in Tswana) upon independence within the Commonwealth on September 30, 1966. The southern part was administered as the crown colony of British Bechuanaland; … Continue reading Bechuanaland Protectorate #96 (1927)