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Kgalagadi is a district in southwest Botswana, lying along the country's border with Namibia and South Africa. The administrative center is Tsabong. The district of Kgalagadi covers a large part of the Kalahari Desert. It has a total area of 105,200 km² and has a population of 42,000 (2001). More than one-third of the district is covered by the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, which extends into South Africa, and which is a major tourist attraction.As of 2011, the total population of the district was 50,492 (compared to 42,049 in 2001). The growth rate of population during the decade was 1.85. Kgalagadi's population represents 2.49 per cent of the total population of Botswana. The majority of employees (in 2011 there were 10,530 people in work) were working within the transport & communication and public administration sectors. The district is administered by a district administration and district council.GeographyKgalagadi borders Omaheke Region, Namibia in northwest, Hardap Region, Namibia in southwest, Northern Cape Province, South Africa in south, North West Province, South Africa in southeast and omestically, it borders Ghanzi District in the north, Kweneng District in northeast, Southern District in the east. Kgalagadi means "land of the thirst". The largest settlement in the district is Tsabong, which had a population of 8939 in 2011 census while Hukuntsi and Kang had 4654 and 5985, respectively. The following is the list of villages noted separately in 2011 census in each census region.With the Inspirock world travel planner, Kgalagadi District and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
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