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Maloti-Drakensberg Park, Sehlabathebe , Lesotho
Maloti-Drakensberg Park, Sehlabathebe , Lesotho

Maloti-Drakensberg Park

Hiking towards Jonathan's Gate and Bushman's Nek Pass in the Southern Drakensberg.
Photo by Arthur Hickinbotham





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Capital: Maseru

Location: Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa

Government: Kingdom of Lesotho

Currency: maloti (LSL)

Area: 30,355 sq km

Population: 2,177,740 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Sesotho (official) (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa

Religion: Protestant 47.8% (Pentecostal 23.1%, Lesotho Evangelical 17.3%, Anglican 7.4%), Roman Catholic 39.3%, other Christian 9.1%, non-Christian 1.4%, none 2.3% (2014 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+2

Tel Code: +266

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