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Descriptor English: Botswana
Descriptor Spanish: Botswana
Descriptor Portuguese: Botsuana
Descriptor French: Botswana
Entry term(s): Bechuanaland
Kalahari
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.175.230
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001902
Scope note: A republic in southern Africa, between NAMIBIA and ZAMBIA. It was formerly called Bechuanaland. Its capital is Gaborone. The Kalahari Desert is in the west and southwest.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1926
Unique ID: D001902
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Botswana - Preferred
Concept UI M0002839
Scope note A republic in southern Africa, between NAMIBIA and ZAMBIA. It was formerly called Bechuanaland. Its capital is Gaborone. The Kalahari Desert is in the west and southwest.
Preferred term Botswana
Entry term(s) Bechuanaland
Kalahari - Narrower
Concept UI M0002840
Preferred term Kalahari



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