Serowe

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Geography and History

Serowe is an important part of Botswana’s history because the country's first president, Sir Seretse Khama was born in Serowe. The name `Serowe` comes from an edible Kalahari plant, `Serowa`. During the days of the Bechuanaland protectorate (1885 onwards), it was a point of settlement for European missionaries and traders. Still standing near the dirt trail once used by early travellers are two giant leadwood trees, which were used as road markers. Serowe is the birthplace of the country’s founding father and first president, Sir Seretse Khama.

It is the biggest village in Botswana and the capital of the Central DistrictSerowe is positioned in a fertile area, next to the Lotsane River. It is located West of the road, from which it is easily reached. It also marks the beginning of the Serowe-Orapa road, which ends at the diamond mines in Orapa.

Activities/ Attractions

Things to do in Serowe include:

  • For arts and crafts lovers, there are a range of attractive and unique products that the Bakgalagadi and San people manufacture.
  • An interesting museum.
  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary, which is a tribal project to save the last remaining Rhino in Botswana and breed Rhino with the ultimate objective of re-introducing them to the wild.

Accommodation

Accommodation in Serowe includes many lodging facilities, guest houses and hotels.

Businesses

Serowe has undergone several developments and continues to expand. The village now has a new state-of-the-art Sekgoma Hospital, a sports stadium and an airport.

Visit our Business Directory for a list of businesses in Serowe or add your own free business directory listing.

Serowe Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.botswanatourism.co.bw/serowe.php
Telephone: +267 310-5601
Fax: +267 310-5216
E-mail: board@botswanatourism.co.bw
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