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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.

Lesotho - Overlanding up the Sani PassWinter 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 year.

Maseru 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.

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On-Line Resources Related to Lesotho

  • Country Map of Lesotho
  • Lesotho Embassy in the U.S.
  • World Fact book entry for Lesotho
  • Lesotho
      The index has been created by The Norwegian Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa and African affairs. The projects has been developed in cooperation with the information company Gazette, and with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Lesotho (Karen Fung)
      Resources represents part of Karen Fung's "Africa South of the Sahara Electronic Guide". It covers: news, history, geography, etc..
  • Language s of Lesotho
      The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages including information on alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, and other sociolinguistic and demographic information. This database represents the 12th edition of the Ethnologue, published in 1992.




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