Botswana :: Southern Botswana/Gaborone
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With a population of approximately 70 000 people, Molepolole is the largest village in Botswana and the administrative capital of the Kweneng District. It's home to the Bakwena tribe, one of the largest in Botswana, and the first group to be converted to Christianity by missionary David Livingstone. The town was named after the Molepolole River.
|Address :||Molepolole Town Council, Molepolole, Southern Botswana/Gaborone, Botswana|
|Contact :||Molepolole Town Council|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good||Main Cellular Network :||Mascom. Orange. Be Mobile|
|Police Station :||Yes||Police Telephone :||+267 592 0544|
|Hospital :||Yes||Hospital Telephone :||+267 590 8000|
|Petrol :||Yes||Petrol Type :||ALL||Petrol Price Index :||BWP9.60 per litre (Aug-16)|
|Diesel :||Yes||Diesel Type :||ALL||Diesel Price Index :||BWP9.16 per Litre (Aug-16)|
|Facilities :||Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Butchery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Tyre Repair, Mechanical Repair|
|Other Facilities :||Stadium. Fast Food.|
Accommodation is aimed at business travel and conference meetings.
Hospital contact added is for the Scottish Livingstone Hospital. There is also a Khakha Clinic: +267 588 9308. (Aug-16).
SHOPS & SERVICES:
Molepolole is a large, busy village with several fuel stops, Spar and Choppies Supermarket, restaurants and takeaways.
Useful numbers: Kgosi Sechele I Museum: +267 59 20 917 (Mon-Fri: 07:30-17:30 & Sat:09:00-14:00).
For tyre sales and repairs, there is the Pro Tyres & Spares situated along Foaster K Kokorwe St. (Aug-16).
The area surrounding Molepolole is rich in history and cultural heritage, and well worth exploring. The Kgosi Sechele I Museum offers guided village tours.
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