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Lesotho is a land of mountains located in the southern portion of Africa. It is known as the 'kingdom in the sky.' It is a land of beauty that draws many to its landscape. It has much to offer that may not be known by most.
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The Sehlabathebe National Park is a true treasure that should not be missed. Visitors feel like the rest of the world disappears when they journey to this isolated location. It is a wonderful place to hike and admire incredible waterfalls while viewing the scenery and the occasional examples of animal life.
A visit into the Drakenburg Mountains is sure to take one's breath away. With soaring heights, an amazing view, and the potential to visit native villages, visitors can get a taste of what the land has to offer. The region is even known as the Roof of Africa. Driving and hiking are methods of choice to take advantage of the view.
Dinosaur enthusiasts will be thrilled to visit Lesotho. They can take a walk in the life of a dinosaur by following well-known fossil footprints left behind by dinosaurs of long ago. Visitors will feel like they are journeying back in time to millions of years ago when the giant beasts still roamed the earth.
Bird watchers will delight in the vast varieties of birdlife that claim Lesotho as their habitat. Rare birds of the region such as the Drakensburg Siskin and the Orange-Breasted Rockjumper call Lesotho home.Their beauty is sure to inspire awe to any who admire bird life. It offers many photo opportunities.
Abseiling at the Maletsunyane Falls is a top attraction in Lesotho. Using a rope to rappel or drop down the rock face, those with a hunger for adventure will find themselves in for quite a trip. At a drop of 204 meters, it holds the claim to fame as the longest abseiling drop that is offered commercially in the world. Making one's way past the falls adds to the experiences as the mist rises up around those daring enough to make the journey.

The capital of Lesotho is Maseru. The currency of Lesotho is the Loti(LSL) and the Rand(ZAR). Flag of Lesotho

Lesotho is an African country

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Airports in Lesotho

Maseru - Moshoeshoe, and Maseru-Mia

Leaders of Lesotho
The Country dialling code of Lesotho is +266, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Lesotho is .ls

Map of Lesotho



Languages spoken in Lesotho

English, Sotho

Animals native to Lesotho / which animals live in Lesotho?

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Lesotho

29 30 S, 28 30 E

Kilometers of coastline

0 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

30,355 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

0 square kilometers

Birth rate

24.72 / 1000 population

Death rate

22.49 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

30 sq km
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