Thamaga


Thamaga

Thamaga est une ville de l'ouest du Botswana qui fait partie du District de Kweneng. Elle est située à une trentaine de kilomètres à l'ouest de Gaborone, la capitale.

La localité comptait 18 117 habitants lors du recensement de 2001[1].

Thamaga abrite un centre artisanal de poterie réputé, attenant à l'église catholique. Ce projet de développement rural a été lancé en 1974 à l'initiative de missionnaires[2].

Notes

  1. (en) Population of towns, villages and associated localities, Central Statistics Office (Botswana), avril 2002, p. 40 www.cso.gov.bw
  2. (fr) Marie Lory, Le Botswana, Karthala, Paris, 1995, p. 198 (ISBN 2-86537-529-3)

Voir aussi

Bibliographie

  • (en) Lawrence H. Robbins, « Recent archaeological research in southeastern Botswana : the Thamaga Site », in Botswana notes and records, 18, 1986, p. 1-13

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