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Stamps issued: 1966-PRESENT

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2ot Spears single

A republic in central southern Africa, directly north of the Republic of South Africa. Formerly the British Bechuanaland Protectorate, the republic became independent as Botswana on Sept. 30, 1966. Many Botswanans are migrant workers in South Africa, with which Botswana is closely linked.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News


Precedent Countries:

Stamps issued: 1888-1966

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1-rand Lion single

Stamps issued: 1885-1897

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£1 Queen Victoria single


International Philately