Selibe Phikwe

Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.
Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of Botswana.

Geography and History

Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town situated in the Central District of BotswanaThe town is separate from the surrounding Central District as it is an administrative district.

Selebi-Phikwe is located 62 miles (100 km) southeast of Francistown, one of the major towns of Botswana.

It was established to provide homes for and service the employees of the nickel mine that began operations in 1973 called Bamangwato Concessions Ltd. The company includes a mine and a smelter. Smelting is a form of extractive metallurgy; its main purpose being to produce a metal from its ore.

Activities/ Attractions

Activities in Selebi-Phikwe include:

  • A Casino
  • Selebi-Phikwe is held as the centre of the regional industrial development of the country and houses a lot of industries. This situation made this mining town grow successfully. So far, there are already shopping malls, golf courses and sports clubs
  • Bird watching and fishing at the Letsibogo Dam .The Letsibogo Dam is part of the massive North-South Carrier (NSC) Water Project.
  • Selebi-Phikwe hosts the biggest marathon in Botswana, the Phikwe Marathon. The Marathon is classified as one of the best in the world by the International Association of Athletics Federations

Accommodation

The town houses several accommodation facilities. There is a wide range of hotels, guest houses, camping sites and lodges to welcome tourists travelling the country.

Businesses

Business in Selebi-Phikwe has grown an extraordinary amount over the years. It was one of the fastest-growing towns in the country in the late 20th century.

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

Selibe Phikwe Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +267 310-5601
Fax: +267 310-5216
E-mail: board@botswanatourism.co.bw
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