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Holidays & Observances in Botswana

Botswana is an African country just north of South Africa. It was under British control nearly 100 years, but both the takeover of Britain and the movement towards independence from Britain were fairly peaceful. Botswana is currently inhabited by several different tribe, the biggest of which is the Tswana tribe, but it also holds on to some British traditions. Christianity is the most common religion there, and most people who do not identify with Christianity identify themselves as having no religion. As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, the face of Botswana and its traditions are still in a constant state of change.


Upcoming Popular Holidays

Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Independence Day Botswana Independence Day (Boipuso) National, Federal, Bank, Public