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Lesotho

Kingdom of Leostho Maseru 2.1 a million inhabitants

About Lesotho

The high Kingdom of Leostho is a 30355 km² landlocked country in southern Africa, which is completely enclosed by South African territory (enclave). The seat of government is in Maseru, the system of government is a unitary, parliamentary, constitutional monarchy. In Lesotho live 2.1 people (as of 2020), most of whom belong to the ethnic group "Basotho".

The official national currency is the "South African rand" (ZAR). The two spoken languages (official languages) are Sesotho and English. The vast majority of the population professes Christianity.

The fauna of Lesotho is characterised by smaller animals and is known for the plateaus of the Drakensberg, with deep valleys, high mountain passes as well as bizarre rock formations. The best-known national park, apart from Ts'ehlanyane National Park, is Sehlabathebe National Park.

General information
Lesotho
  • 2Nationalparks
  • 0Private reserves
  • 0Nature reserves
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Official Name

Kingdom of Leostho

Capital

Maseru

Form of government

unitary, parliamentary, constitutional monarchy

Area

30355 km2

Population

2.1 millions

Religion

Christianity

Travel information

Lesotho

  • Moshoeshoe I International Airport
General information
Lesotho
  • 2Nationalparks
  • 0Private reserves
  • 0Nature reserves
Map Lesotho
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Tsehlanyane

Lesotho National Park

Sehlabathebe

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