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Geography Statistics of Lesotho

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)
More Information Lesotho
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  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 11,720 sq miles (30,355 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 11,720 sq miles (30,355 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 10 districts in Lesotho. They are Berea, Butha-Buthe, Leribe, Mafeteng, Maseru, Mohale's Hoek, Mokhotlong, Qacha's Nek, Quthing, Thaba-Tseka
  • Horizontal Width: 109.5 miles (176.22 km) from Mafeteng east to Sehlabathebe
  • Vertical Length: 61.19 miles (98.47 km) from Pitseng southeast to Sehlabathebe

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (1) South Africa
  • Geographic Center: About 27.36 miles (44.03 km) west of Thaba Tseka
  • Highest Point: Thabana Ntlenyana 11,423 ft. (3,482 m)
  • Lowest Point: junction of the Orange and Makhaleng Rivers 4,593 ft (1,400 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Lesotho Trivia

What is the Currency of Lesotho?

The official currency of Lesotho is the Lesotho loti.

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What is the biggest city in Lesotho?

Maseru is the largest city in Lesotho and the capital of the country. The city has more than 200,000 people.

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What Kind of Government Does Lesotho Have?

Lesotho is a parliamentary representative democratic constitutional monarchy.

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What Languages Are Spoken In Lesotho?

English and Sesotho are the official languages of Lesotho. Sesotho is also the country’s national language. It is a Southern Bantu language that is spoken as a first language by over 90% of Lesotho’s population. Zulu, Phuthi, and Xhosa are some of the other languages spoken by small sections of the country’s population. Afrikaans is spoken by a section of immigrants in Lesotho.

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