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Map of Lesotho

Map of Lesotho

Demonym: Mosotho, Basotho
Population: 1,795,000 (2005)
Government: parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Capital City: Maseru
Capital Coordinates: 29°28′S 27°56′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Loti
Currency Code: LSL
Currencies Issued: maloti sente
GDP: $2.1 billion (2010)
Per Capita Income: $1,029 (2010)
Foreign Debt: $729.9 million (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: LS
Internet Country Code: .ls
Calling Code: 266
Electrical Generation Capacity: 76000 kW
Independence: 1966 from United Kingdom
Area: 30,355 square km (30,355 km land)
Lowest Point: Orange and Makheleng River Junction (1,400 m)
Highest Point: Thabana Ntlenyana (3,482 m)
Life Expectancy: 51.86 years
Fertility Rate: 2.89 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 53.44 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 23.20% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.450 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.5 (2011)
Literacy: 84.80 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 5

Number of coins in catalogue: 2

Number of stamps in catalogue: 12

Location of Lesotho in Africa

Regional Map for Lesotho

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