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Lesotho FlagMajor cities : Maseru (Capital).
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Lesotho Information

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ISO 3166-1LS - LSO - 426
NATO country codeLT - LSO
FIPS 10-4 codeLT
ContinentAfrica / Southern Africa
Lesotho CapitalMaseru
Official languageEnglish
Southern Sotho
Name of the inhabitantsMosotho
Lesotho National Day4 October
Lesotho Currency Lesotho loti (LSL)
Lesotho 14 %
Lesotho Calling code+266
Lesotho Country domain code .ls
Lesotho Vehicle registration plateLS
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationUnited Nations
African Union
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77
Lesotho National anthemLesōthō fatše la bo ntat'a rōna

Lesotho Head of state

KingLetsie III (1996)
Prime ministerMoeketsi Majoro (2020)

Lesotho Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Lesotho.

  1. Christianity 80 %
  2. Other20 %

Lesotho Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Lesotho (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area30,355 km² (11,720 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants2,034,000 population (2018) Chart
Population Density 67.0 /km² (173.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy53.7 Year (2015), ♀ : 55.4 Year, ♂ : 51.7 Year
Average years of schooling 6.1 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.520 (2018)
Gross domestic product3 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 1.5 %
1,358 US$ per capita
Inflation5.2 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Fitch: BB- (Negative, 21 November 2011)

Lesotho Chart

Graphs and data of Lesotho. Choose graph below to display it:

Number of inhabitants, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Lesotho Covid-19

Incident rate526.35
Case fatality ratio2.94228 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Lesotho Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Sand
  2. Clay
  3. Diamond
  4. Water
  5. Agricultural and grazing land
  6. Building stone

Lesotho Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Corn
  3. Barley
  4. Livestock
  5. Pulses
  6. Sorghum

Lesotho Border

Lesotho's border with 1 other countries. The list of Border countries of Lesotho below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. South Africa South Africa 909 km

Lesotho Map

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Lesotho Climate (Capital)

  1. Oceanic climate 100 %

Lesotho Weather (Maseru)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Lesotho for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Maseru).

Lesotho Electricity

Electrical standard in Lesotho (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : M
Power socketPower socket : M

Lesotho Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Lesotho classified by annual passenger transit.

Moshoeshoe I International Airport

Lesotho Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Lesotho selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Lesotho SunLesotho Sun

Set in a modern, sandstone building, Lesotho Sun offers guests panoramic views of the Maseru city centre. It also features a spa, outdoor swimming pool and casino, as well as several restaurants and bars... view more
LSL 1790
Hotel Blue Mountain Inn LesothoBlue Mountain Inn Lesotho
Located in the centre of Teyateyaneng, Blue Mountain Inn Lesotho features an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site restaurant and bar, scenic views of the surrounding mountains, free Wi-Fi throughout the property and free private parking... view more
LSL 700
Hotel Maseru SunMaseru Sun

Located in the centre of Maseru, along the Caledon River, Maseru Sun offers a large outdoor swimming pool, a thatched pool bar and restaurant. The Pioneer Shopping Mall is 600 metres away... view more
LSL 1275
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Lesotho Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Lesotho and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 11Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 11Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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