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Lesotho Facts

  • Name: Lesotho
    (long form) Kingdom of Lesotho
  • Capital City: Maseru (227,880 pop.)
  • Lesotho Population: 1,936,181 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Lesotho loti
    (conversion rates)

    Lesotho loti
    200 Lesotho lotis
  • Ethnicity: Sotho 99.7%, Europeans, Asians, and other 0.3%,
  • GDP total: $3.945 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $2,000 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Sesotho (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Maseru, Mafeteng, Leribe, Maputsoe
  • Name: Meaning "Land of the Basotho"
  • National Day: October 4
  • Religion: Christian 80%, indigenous beliefs 20%
  • Symbols

Lesotho's Information

Flag of Lesotho
Land Area 30,355 km2
Total Area 30,355km2 (#137)
Population 1,953,070 (#149)
Population Density 64.34/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $6.02 Billion
GDP Per Capita 3,100$
Currency Loti (LSL)
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