Maps, Guides And More - Lesotho

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Places and geographical objects in Lesotho. Zoom in the map to level 9 to see the objects on the map.

Map of Lesotho

Basic information about Lesotho
Lesotho (/lᵻˈsuːtuː/; li-SOO-too), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km2 (11,583 sq mi) in size and has a population slightly over two million. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Lesotho is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population lives below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day.Lesotho (/lᵻˈsuːtuː/; li-SOO-too), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km2 (11,583 sq mi) in size and has a population slightly over two million. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Lesotho is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population lives below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day.
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Qacha's NekQacha's Nek is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,349 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 71,876. Qacha's Nek is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.Show on map
Thaba-TsekaThaba-Tseka is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 4,270 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 129,137. Thaba-Tseka is also the name of the district's capital or camptown, which is the only town in the district.Show on map
QuthingQuthing is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,916 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 120,502. Moyeni, is the camp town or capital of the district. Moyeni means \the place of the wind.\ There are two of the most important sets of dinosaur footprints in the region. There is a large panel of Bushman paintings at Qomoqomong. Quthing district is home to the Masitise Cave House, a satellite location of the Morija Museum & Archives.Show on map
MokhotlongMokhotlong district (in Sesotho language \the place of the bald ibis\) is a district of Lesotho. It includes the highest terrain in the Maloti Range and the source of the Senqu River, Lesotho’s primary watershed. It has an area of 4,075 km2 and a population in 2006 of approximately 96,340. It is one of the poorest and most remote areas of Lesotho. It is mostly rural, however there are also some diamonds. Mokhotlong is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district. It has a population of approximately 7,000 (2004).Show on map
Mohale's Hoek DistrictMohale's Hoek is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 3,530 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 174,924. Mohale's Hoek is the capital city or camptown, and only town in the district.Show on map
MaseruMaseru is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 4,279 square kilometres (1,652 square miles) and a population in 2006 of approximately 429,823. Maseru is also the name of the district's capital, and is the only city in the district. Additionally it is the capital of the country. It is the largest urban area in the country, and therefore the only city (all other urban areas are considered towns). The name Maseru supposedly means \Place of the red earth.\Show on map
MafetengMafeteng is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,119 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 193,682. Mafeteng is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.Show on map
LeribeLeribè is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,828 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 298,352. Hlotse is the capital or camptown of the district. The district has one additional town, namely Maputsoe.Show on map
Butha-ButheButha-Buthe is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 1,767 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 109,529. Butha-Buthe is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.Show on map
BereaBerea is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,222 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 256,496. Teyateyaneng is the capital of the district. It is also home to the Kome Cave Dwellings. It is also the only district in Lesotho which is not named after its capital.Show on map