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Map of Butha-Buthe district in Lesotho

Basic information about Butha-Buthe
Butha-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.
Cities, towns & villages in Butha-Buthe
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Butha-ButheButha-Buthe (also Buta-Buthe) is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. It has a population of approximately 10,000 (2004). It is named for Butha-Buthe Mountain to the north of the town, which King Moshoeshoe I used as his a fortification and headquarters from 1821 to 1823, during his war with the Zulu king Shaka. The city's name means \"place of deposits.\" Butha-Buthe was founded in 1884 in order to provide the local ruler with a place where he could pay taxes, rather than forcing him to the more distant town of Hlotse. Show Butha-Butheon the map
MakhunoaneMakhunoane is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 8,085. Show Makhunoaneon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Butha-Buthe
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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
Lipelaneng CommunityLipelaneng is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe and Leribe Districts of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 30,320.Show on map
Kao CommunityKao, Lesotho is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 5,304.Show on map
Makhunoane CommunityMakhunoane is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 8,085.Show on map
Moteng Community'Moteng is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 16,838.Show on map
Sekhobe CommunitySekhobe is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 3,874.Show on map
Likila CommunityLikila is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 19,340.Show on map
Ntelle CommunityNtelle is a community council located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 5,233.Show on map
Linakeng CommunityLinakeng is a community council located in the Thaba Tseka District of Lesotho.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Butha-Buthe
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Mahlasela PassThe Mahlasela pass is a tarred pass in the Maloti mountains of Lesotho, reaching a height of 3222 meters. It is one of two passes that links the town of Butha-Buthe with the diamond mining town of Mokhotlong, the other pass being the Moteng pass. Heavy snowfalls frequently closes the pass in winter. The only skiing resort in Lesotho, Afriski is situated here. It is considered to be the highest road pass in Southern Africa.Show on map