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Places in Lesotho

Find information on almost all places in Lesotho. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Lesotho or information on cities and places in Lesotho, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Lesotho at a glance

Lesotho is a sovereign country on the continent of Africa. Lesotho covers a total area of 30,355.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 1,919,552 people.

The capital of Lesotho is Maseru (Maseru) with a population of 118,355 people.

Facts and figures about Lesotho
LesothoLS30,355.0 km21,919,552 people63.2

Population density in Lesotho
Population density
63.2 p/km2 (very low)
Very low population density in Lesotho
Lesotho: Very low population density

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Map of Lesotho

Map of Lesotho

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Information on Lesotho

Information on Lesotho
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
LesothoKingdom of LesothoLSSovereign country10 Maseru MaseruAfrica

Time in Lesotho

Time in Lesotho
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 5:41amNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 5:41amUTC +2.0Africa/Maseru

Currency in Lesotho

Currency in Lesotho

Languages in Lesotho

Languages in Lesotho
English, Southern Sotho, Xhosa, Zulu

Neighbouring countries of Lesotho

Neighbouring countries of Lesotho
Neighbouring countries
South Africa

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Telecommunication in Lesotho

Telecommunication in Lesotho
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)

Latitude & Longitude of Lesotho

Latitude & Longitude of Lesotho
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°30'00.0"S (-29.5000000°)28°15'00.0"E (28.2500000°)

Regions in Lesotho

Regions in Lesotho
There are 10 primary administrative regions in Lesotho. Have a closer look at the regions in Lesotho.

Largest places in Lesotho

There are 9 places in Lesotho with a population of more than 10,000 people.
Largest places in Lesotho
Maseru Maseru1.118,355
Mafeteng Mafeteng2.57,059
Leribe Leribe3.47,675
Maputsoe Maputsoe4.32,117
Mohale's Hoek Mohale’s Hoek5.28,310
Qacha's Nek Qacha’s Nek6.25,573
Quthing Quthing7.24,130
Butha-Buthe Butha-Buthe8.16,330
Nako Nako9.13,146

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External sources of information on Lesotho

Lesotho on Wikipedia

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Follow the hierarchy in Lesotho

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