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Where is Lesotho?

Location Map of Lesotho

Where is Lesotho
About Map: Map showing where is Lesotho located in the World.
Where is Lesotho located on the world map? The given Lesotho location map shows that Lesotho located in the southern part of Africa continent.
Lesotho map also shows that the small country is entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. Maseru is the capital and largest city of the country. Interestingly, the word "Lesotho" interpreted as "the land of the people who speak Sesotho."

The Government type of Lesotho is a parliamentary or constitutional monarchy where the Prime Minister is used to be the head of the government and exercises the executive power. On the contrary, the king serves a ceremonial function merely. Lesotho is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Economy of the country largely depends upon diamonds exported all over the world. Besides, it also sells water to South Africa, manufacturing, agriculture, livestock etc.

Quick Facts
Continent Africa
Where is Located Lesotho is a country located in the Southern Africa
Coordinates 29.5495° S, 27.9333° E
Capital Maseru
Largest City Maseru
Neighboring Countries South Africa
Administrative divisions10 districts
Area 30,355 sq km
Population2067000 ,2009 estimate
Official Language English, Sotho language
Currency Lesotho loti
ISO Alpha-2 CodeLS
ISO Alpha-3 Code LSO
ISO Numeric Code426
GDP $4.277 billion 2013 estimate
Calling code 266
Time Zone SAST (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .ls