Mmadinare

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Geography and History

Mmadinare is a village situated in the Central District of Botswana. It is about 15 kilometres from Selibe Phikwe. Motloutse River passes on the Northern part of Mmadinare, which supplies the Letsibogo Dam with water. The river is somewhat washed-out as a result of sand mining by the copper mine in Selibe Phikwe, which gets sand from the river to wash their copper ores. Many describe Mmadinare as a "picturesque traditional village with unique geographical features that reflect Mother Nature's artistic acumen".

There are lots of animals in the surrounding areas, so Mmadinare has a high potential for tourism and wildlife resources.

The tribes found in Mmadinare include Bangwato, Batalaote and Babirwa. Mmadinare developed as  the walls and  hills in the town were used as a form  protection from enemies as the residents were able to see from a distance.​ ​Mmadinare was established around 1900 by the Batalaote when they gave up the settlement of Palapye. The village is gradually growing into a town.

Activities/ Attractions

Things to do in Mmadinare include:

  • There is an annual 10 km race that takes place in Mmadinare on Christmas Day
  • Letsibogo dam: The Letsibogo Dam is part of the massive North South Carrier (NSC) Water Project, which saw the construction of several dams, water transmission systems and water treatment works to develop water resources in the North East of the country and relieve tight water demand in the South East, particularly in the capital.

Accommodation

Please visit our accommodation directory for places to stay in Mmadinare.

Businesses

In terms of transport, not many cars are used, donkey carts is the most common form of transport in Mmandinare as villagers use them to travel between the town and the surrounding lands.

Many people operate small businesses from their homes and the informal sector is massive in Mmadinare. The villagers make do with the informal Pitse-sereto market in the village centre.

Please visit our business directory for a list of businesses in Mmadinare or add your own free business directory listing.

Mmadinare Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +267310-5601
E-mail: board@botswanatourism.co.bw
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