Molepolole Tourism

Attractions in Molepolole

Molepolole is a village in Botswana. It lies in the south east of the country. The people who reside in Molepolole are the Bakwena, who are one of the eight major tribes in Botswana. The Bakwena chief was among the three chiefs who went to England to seek protection from the British in the colonial era. Molepolole serves as the capital of the Bakwena. It was named after the Molepolole river. Molepolole is 50 km away from the capital city of Botswana, Gaborone. It is one of the largest traditional villages in Africa with a population of over 69,789 people as of 2008. It lies 50 kilometres west of the capital Gaborone, and acts as gateway for exploring the Kalahari Desert. It has a large traditional court (or kgotla) and is the location of the Scottish Livingstone Hospital, one of the nation's largest.


Explore the travel itinerary planning tool for your visit to Molepolole and create a flawless plan in few simple steps!

Facts and Stats for Molepolole*

  • Cost for Essentials in Molepolole

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Molepolole

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.73 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo