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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))   -   BECHUANALAND

1931-04-06:

British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))   -   BECHUANALAND

1966-09-30:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaberones)   -   BOTSWANA



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))   -   BECHUANALAND

1964-08-01:

British Colony of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))   -   BECHUANALAND

1966-01-25:

BECHUANALAND Colony  (Gaberones)   -   BECHUANALAND




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

UNITED KINGDOM

1910-05-31:

UNITED KINGDOM +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1923-12-11:

UNITED KINGDOM

1924-01-21:

UNITED KINGDOM +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1931-04-06:

UNITED KINGDOM

1966-09-30:

BOTSWANA





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  (Mafeking)

1965-03-03:

  Gaberones

1969-08-15:

  Gaborone





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  BECHUANALAND

1966-09-30:

  BOTSWANA





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND

1964-08-01:

British Colony of BECHUANALAND

1965-03-03:

BECHUANALAND Colony

1966-09-30:

Republic of BOTSWANA





































Ruler changes:

1966-09-30:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaberones)   -    President Seretse Khama
         (President Sir Seretse Khama)

1980-07-13:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaborone)   -    President Quett Masire
         (Quett Ketumile Joni Masire)

1998-04-01:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaborone)   -    President Festus Mogae
         (President Festus Gontebanye Mogae)

2008-04-01:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaborone)   -    President Seretse Ian Khama
         (President Seretse Khama Ian Khama)

2018-04-01:

Republic of BOTSWANA  (Gaborone)   -    President Mokgweetsi Masisi
         (President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi)






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