Former South African black homeland; capital Mmabatho. Reintegrated into South Africa in 1994.

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  • BophuthaTswana — BophuthaTswana,   ehemaliges Homeland im Norden der Republik Südafrika, 44 000 km2, etwa 2,5 Mio. Einwohner (meist Tswana). Seit der Errichtung der neuen südafrikanischen Provinzen 1994 sind die sechs Gebiete von BophuthaTswana auf die Provinzen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bophuthatswana — ensemble de districts de l Afrique du Sud, dans la prov. du Nord Ouest, qui correspond à un anc. bantoustan (1959 1994, indépendant en 1977) dont les diverses parcelles se situaient au N. du Vaal …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bophuthatswana — → Bofutatsuana …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Bophuthatswana — [bō΄po͞o tät swän′ə] former group of noncontiguous black homelands in N South Africa, on the Botswana border: granted independence in 1977, it was disbanded in 1994 …   English World dictionary

  • Bophuthatswana — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tswanaland (homonymie). Bophuthatswana 1977 – 1994 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bophuthatswana — Infobox Former Subdivision conventional long name = Republic of Bophuthatswana common name = Bophuthatswana native name = continent = Africa region = Southern Africa country = South Africa subdivision = Bantustan nation = South Africa | event… …   Wikipedia

  • Bophuthatswana — Flagge Bophuthatswanas …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bophuthatswana — /boh pooh taht swah neuh/, n. a self governing Bantu territory of South Africa, consisting of several landlocked areas, along the NE part: granted independence in 1977 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent… …   Universalium

  • Bophuthatswana — (Repaboliki ya Bophuthatswana) ► Antigua región del sur de África formada por siete núcleos territoriales, separados entre sí, rodeados por la República de Sudáfrica y en la frontera de este país con Botswana. 570 000 km2 y 936 600 h. Cap.,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bophuthatswana — geographical name former group of noncontiguous black enclaves in the Republic of South Africa capital Mmabatho; granted independence 1977; abolished 1994 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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