Africa lesotho

Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags



Flag and country information –
Kingdom of LESOTHO


Area – 30,355 sq km / 11,717 sq ml

Capital – Maseru

Language – Sesotho, English, Zulu, Xhosa

Currency – Loti

Population – 1,861,959

Life expectancy – 54 (men), 63 (women)

Literacy rate – 60%

Religions – 42% Protestant, 38% Roman Catholic

Physical features – landlocked mountainous country with plateaus, forming part of South Africa’s chief watershed

Ethnic distribution – almost entirely Bantus (of Southern Sotho), or Basotho

Exports – wool, mohair, diamonds, cattle, wheat, vegetables

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