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Palapye Destination Guide

Delve into Palapye in Botswana!

Palapye in the region of Central with it's 30,650 residents is a place located in Botswana - some 165 mi (or 265 km) North-East of Gaborone, the country's capital.

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Local time in Palapye is now 07:23 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Gaborone" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gweru, Gwanda, Bulawayo, Serowe, Molepolole or Johannesburg. While being here, you might want to check out and Palapye as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Palapye is a large town in Botswana, situated about halfway between Francistown and Gaborone (240 km away from Gabarone and 170 km away from Francistown). Over the years its position has made it a convenient stopover on one of Southern Africa's principal north–south rail and road routes. Located here is the Morupule Colliery coal mine, which supplies Morupule Power Station, Botswana's principal domestic source of electricity.

More reading: Palapye homepage
Located at -22.55, 27.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Central District (Botswana), Populated places in Botswana


Morupule is a small town in Botswana.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -22.55, 27.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Botswana


Matlhako is a village in Central District of Botswana. The village is located 25 km south-east of Palapye, and it has a primary school. The population was 679 in 2001 census.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -22.55, 27.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Central District (Botswana), Villages in Botswana