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titleLesotho
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descriptionLesotho, a high-altitude, landlocked kingdom encircled by South Africa, is crisscrossed by a network of rivers and mountain ranges including the 3,482m-high peak of Thabana Ntlenyana. On the Thaba Bosiu plateau, near Lesotho's capital, Maseru, are...
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CapitalMaseru
CurrencyLesotho Loti
Official languagesSouthern Sotho and English
KingLetsie III
Population2.306 million (2022)
Life expectancy53.06 years (2021)
Gross domestic product2.237 billion USD (2022)
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titleLesotho - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesotho
snippetLesotho ... Lesotho (/lɪˈsuːtuː/ lih-SOO-too, Sotho pronunciation: [lɪˈsʊːtʰʊ]), formally the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. As ...
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titleLesotho | Capital, Map, Flag, Population, Language, & People
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/Lesotho
snippetLesotho, landlocked country in Southern Africa. A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho owes a long history of political ...
dateMay 3, 2024
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titleLesotho - United States Department of State
linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/lesotho/
snippetThe top U.S. export categories to Lesotho are milling products, vegetables, and machinery. The country belongs to the Southern African Customs Union, which has ...
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titleLesotho country profile - BBC News
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13728324
snippetProvides an overview of Lesotho, including key facts about this small country in southern Africa.
dateJul 24, 2023
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titleLesotho Overview: Development news, research, data | World Bank
linkhttps://www.worldbank.org/en/country/lesotho/overview
snippetLesotho is a small, mountainous, landlocked country surrounded by its much larger neighbor, South Africa. It has a population of about two million and a per ...
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titleLesotho - Commonwealth Secretariat
linkhttps://thecommonwealth.org/our-member-countries/lesotho
snippetThe Kingdom of Lesotho is a small country that sits high above sea level. It is entirely surrounded by South Africa, separated from the larger country by ...
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titleLesotho - United States Department of State
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titleLesotho | Capital, Map, Flag, Population, Language, & People ...
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titleLesotho country profile - BBC News
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titleLesotho | Capital, Map, Flag, Population, Language, & People ...
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titleLesotho - Wikipedia
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titleInteresting Facts About Lesotho - WorldAtlas
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questionIs Lesotho a rich or Poor country?
snippetRank Country/Territory GDP-PPP per capita ($) 22 🇱🇸Lesotho 3,227 23 🇬🇼Guinea-Bissau 3,239 24 🇺🇬Uganda 3,345 25 🇬🇳Guinea 3,366
titlePoorest Countries in the World 2024 | Global Finance Magazine
linkhttps://gfmag.com/data/economic-data/poorest-country-in-the-world/
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questionWhat is Lesotho famous for?
snippetNicknamed 'The Kingdom of Sky', Lesotho is packed with the most breathtaking mountain ranges. People say Lesotho dwells in the sky because it is the only country in the world which is above 1,000 m. The inhabitants of Lesotho are known as Basotho, and they are about two million in the mountainous country.
title10 interesting facts about Lesotho you should know - LinkedIn
linkhttps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/10-interesting-facts-lesotho-you-should-know-see-africa-today
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questionWhat is the biggest problem in Lesotho?
snippetFrom seven Southern African countries, unemployment was singled out as the most serious problem that requires government`s intervention. Lesotho comes fourth in the region, with South Africa having the highest proportion of respondents who mentioned unemployment as a serious challenge to people`s lives.
titleUNEMPLOYMENT BIGGEST PROBLEM FOR BASOTHO, WHO ...
linkhttps://afrobarometer.org/wp-content/uploads/migrated/files/publications/Briefing%20paper/afrobriefno119.pdf
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questionWhy did Lesotho split from South Africa?
snippetIn 1966, when the Kingdom of Lesotho gained its independence from Britain, it remained separate from SA as it had been a separate colony. Lesotho was under direct rule while South Africa was a dominion. There was no incentive to change at the point of independence because SA was ruled by the apartheid regime.
titleThis House believes Lesotho should be annexed by South Africa
linkhttps://idebate.net/this-house-believes-lesotho-should-be-annexed-by-south-africa~b1680/
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