Lesotho - Africa’s Mountain Kingdom.
Lesotho’s formidable terrain is created by the sheer walls
of the Drakensberg
and Maluti mountains,
which give sanctuary to a unique developing nation. The friendly Basotho are
one of the few mountain peoples in Africa
and have developed a rich culture, often in isolated villages. The entire country
of Lesotho lies 1000m above sea level and boasts Thabana-Ntlenyana, at 3482m,
the highest peak in Africa south of Kilimanjaro.
in Lesotho is
from June to August, September to April is spring and summer with beautiful
warm sunny days and occasional rain. Lesotho boasts 299 sunny days per
is the main centre for anything and everything you need to buy, Exchange,
post or dial. It is the only place you will find banks to exchange foreign
money and traveller’s cheques.
Accommodation in Lesotho
On-Line Resources Related to Lesotho
Map of Lesotho
Embassy in the U.S.
- World Fact book entry for Lesotho
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- Language s of Lesotho
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