Lesotho

 

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Country NameKingdom of Lesotho
Short NameLesotho
CapitalMaseru
Largest cityMaseru
Official languagesSesotho, English
National LanguagesSesotho, English
Religion92.3% 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)

GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
PresidentMonarch – Letsie III
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Moeketsi Majoro
House SpeakerSephiri Motanyane
Chief JusticeNthomeng Justina Majara
Total Area30,355 km2 (11,720 sq mi)
Water (%)0.0032%
Total Land Area (%)30,354.02 km2
Population2,108,328 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$7.448 billion (2017 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$2.721 billion (2017 estimate)
CurrencyLesotho loti (LSL), South African rand (ZAR)
Time zoneUTC+2 (South African Standard Time)
Date formatyyyy-mm-dd for Sesotho and dd/mm/yyyy for English
Mains Electricity220 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideLeft
Calling code+266
ISO 3166 codeLS
Internet TLD.ls
Political Parties·         Alliance of Congress Parties

·         Alliance of Democrats

·         All Basotho Convention

·         Basotho Batho Democratic Party

Independence Day4 October 1966
Tallest BuildingStandard Lesotho Bank Building

Hotel Victoria

The Post Office Building

LNDC Centre

Richest PersonsPontso Sekatle

Mothetjoa Metsing

Ntlhoi Motsamai

Mohlabi Tsekoa

Top WebsiteLra.org.ls

Afriski.net

Centralbank.org.ls

Maseru.usembassy.gov

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