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  • Electricity is 220-240V/50H and flat-bladed, three-pin plugs are in use
  • Currency exchange is best done at banks in large towns
  • ATMs are unavailable outside large towns and cities
  • Police roadblocks are common, but are only an inconvenience, not a danger

Contact Numbers

Police: 999/351-161 Emergency/Fire: 998 Emergency/Ambulance: 997 Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone: +267-395-3221 Canadian Embassy: +267-390-4411 US Embassy, Gaborone: +267-395-3982 British High Commission, Gaborone: +267-395-2841 Australian Consulate: +267-390-2996 First Class Cabs, Gaborone: +267-392-3698

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