The name Maun is derived from the San word 'maung', meaning the place of short reeds. It is the fifth largest town in Botswana with hip-hop streets and magnificent building. The temperatures are generally high because the city receives bright and sharp sunlight almost throughout the year. With economic prosperity and development, Maun boasts of excellent restaurants, dicos, bars, exclusive shopping malls and complexes etc. The perfect weather, inspiring scenic beauty and friendly atmosphere makes it an ideal tourist�s destination. Now the city of Maun has become the "tourism capital" of Botswana and the administrative centre of Ngamiland district.
|Population||:||It is now home to over 30,000 people.|
|Languages||:||English is the official language.|
|Currency||:||Botswana pula (BWP) is the currency of Francistown.|
|Geographic Coordination||:||19°59'S 23°25'E.|