Point Information
Country Name Kingdom of Lesotho
Short Name Lesotho
Capital Maseru
Largest city Maseru
Official languages Sesotho, English
National Languages Sesotho, English
Religion 92.3% Christianity —49.4% Catholicism —40.7% Protestantism —2.2% Other Christian, 6.4% Traditional faiths, 1.0% Others, 0.3% None
Demonym(s) ·         Mosotho (singular)

·         Basotho (plural)

Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
President Monarch – Letsie III
Vice President Prime Minister – Moeketsi Majoro
House Speaker Sephiri Motanyane
Chief Justice Nthomeng Justina Majara
Total Area 30,355 km2 (11,720 sq mi)
Water (%) 0.0032%
Total Land Area (%) 30,354.02 km2
Population 2,108,328 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP) $7.448 billion (2017 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) $2.721 billion (2017 estimate)
Currency Lesotho loti (LSL), South African rand (ZAR)
Time zone UTC+2 (South African Standard Time)
Date format yyyy-mm-dd for Sesotho and dd/mm/yyyy for English
Mains Electricity 220 V – 50 Hz
Driving side Left
Calling code +266
ISO 3166 code LS
Internet TLD .ls
Political Parties ·         Alliance of Congress Parties

·         Alliance of Democrats

·         All Basotho Convention

·         Basotho Batho Democratic Party

Independence Day 4 October 1966
Tallest Building Standard Lesotho Bank Building

Hotel Victoria

The Post Office Building

LNDC Centre

Richest Persons Pontso Sekatle

Mothetjoa Metsing

Ntlhoi Motsamai

Mohlabi Tsekoa

Top Website Lra.org.ls














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