Otse

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Otse
Village
Otse is located in Botswana
Otse
Otse
Location of Otse
Coordinates: 25°2′0″S 25°44′19″E / 25.03333°S 25.73861°E / -25.03333; 25.73861Coordinates: 25°2′0″S 25°44′19″E / 25.03333°S 25.73861°E / -25.03333; 25.73861
Country Botswana
DistrictSouth East
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total7,636
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)

Otse is a village in South-East District of Botswana. It is located 60 km south of Gaborone, along the Gaborone–Lobatse road and close to the border with South Africa; this village is home to the Balete people who are related to those in Ramotswa, Gabane and Mogobane. The population was 7,636 in 2011 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Otse is surrounded by hills most notably the ancestral Baratani hill.

Demographics[edit]

Census Population
1991 3,106
2001 5,192
2011 7,636Preliminary

Attractions[edit]

  • Three historical site:- Lentswe la Baratani
  • Segorong
  • One Game Reserve:- Manyelanong Game Reserve

Education[edit]

Otse has ten day care centres, two primary schools, one junior secondary school, and senior secondary school (Moeding College).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Preliminary Census Results" (PDF). Central Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  2. ^ "Distribution of population by sex by villages and their associated localities: 2001 population and housing census". Archived from the original on 2007-11-24. Retrieved 2008-02-04.