Botswana�s National Monuments and Protected Areas

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Botswana has over 2,500 National monument sites, of which more than 100 have been gazetted. The National Monuments and Relics Act of 2001 ensures that the sites are adequately protected. Most are free to visit and some have full time guides. Continuing the series of articles, MIKE and JEREMY BROOK* cover Tachila Game Reserve, Domboshaba ruins and Lepokole Hills, all within the north-eastern areas around Francistown

Tachila Nature Reserve

Just under 5km from the Francistown city boundary, the Tachila Nature Reserve was established in June 2007 on 82km2 of land donated by the Tati Company.

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