Masunga

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Geography and History

Masunga is a village in the North East District of Botswana. The village is the Headquarters of the North East District. The nearest city to Masunga is Francistown, which is situated about 120 km from it.

The Chief of the region is Thabo Maruje Masunga who recently took over from his uncle Christopher Masunga. Like most villages in BotswanaMasunga has followed a long winding road. It has developed from a settlement of traditional mud and thatch huts to increasingly brick walls, metal and other roofing materials. A substantial number of families have a mix of traditional and modern structures on the same compound.

The language spoken in the North East Region is Kalanga, not Tswana like the rest of Botswana. Kalanga is closely related to Shona, the main language of Zimbabwe.

Activities/ Attractions

Things to do in Masunga include:

  • Near Masunga lie the hills of Dombo Shaba, that hold a ruined outpost of the Kalanga Empire
  • Masunga holds great opportunities for one to experience many cultural practises and celebrations
  • Rock art
  • There is a sport stadium in Masunga that caters for many different sport activities

Accommodation

Accommodation in Masunga is available in the form of a lodge.

Businesses

Masunga village has a day-care centre, a primary school, a high school, tarred road network with street names, electricity and water reticulation systems, a bank branch, a competitive retail shopping outlet, and many other indicators of a modern town. Some homes have satellite television receptions. There is an increasing use of computers, which is supported by an Internet Café in the village centre.

There is a sport stadium in Masunga where competitive sport is played.

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

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