Lobatse is a town in south-eastern Botswana, 70 kilometres south of the capital Gaborone, situated in a valley running north towards Gaborone and close to the border with South Africa. Lobatse has a population of 29,800 (Central Statistics Office, 2002). The town is an administrative district, with a town council.
|Elevation||1,188 m (3,898 ft)|
|Time zone||GMT +2|
Government and infrastructureEdit
Lobatse Senior Secondary School is located in Lobatse. The Botswana Prison Service (BPS) operates the Lobatse Prison. The High Court of Botswana has a branch in Lobatse. There is a psychiatric hospital known as Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital. The town is also home the *Botswana Meat Commission (BMC). Lobatse Stadium with a capacity of 20 000 seats is home to local sports teams.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
Lobatse is twinned with:
- Walvis Bay, Namibia