Facts and stats about Lesotho

1.94 million

Population. Ranked 148th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 141st in 2012.


South Africa 909 km
Largest city Maseru - 170,000,
Capital city Maseru - 170,000,
Major language Sesotho, English
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit loti ; South African rand
Head of state King Letsie III
Prime minister Motsoahae Thomas Thabane
Alternative names Kingdom of Lesotho, Lesotho
Groups Christian countries, Former British colonies, Landlocked countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

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