Botswana is an Independent Republic. Renowned for its abundant and varied wildlife, and its wide- open, sparsely populated countryside. The most dominant geological feature in Botswana is the Kalahari Desert, followed closely by the Okavango Delta. Botswana is landlocked, surrounded by Nambia to the north and west, Zimbabwe to the east, and South Africa to the south. The capital is Gabarone. Botswana climate: April and May feature moderate temperatures, with a low of 59 degrees F and a high of 86 degrees F. June, July and August are the coolest months, with a low of 35 degrees F and a high of 78 degrees F. September and October can be compared to springtime in the Northern Hemisphere, with a low of 59 degrees F and a high of 90 degrees F. November to March are the "summer" months with a low of 65 degrees F and a high of 98 degrees F.