Letsie III
Government type
Driving side



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30,355 km2

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Loti (LSL) and South African rand (ZAR)

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Official Language

Sesotho and English

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Phone code number


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Internet TLD


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Average monthly salary

490 $

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Total millionaires

235 persons

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Total billionaires

0 persons

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Visa free

77 country

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Religions in Lesotho

92.3% Christianity
 *49.4% Roman Catholic
 *40.7% Protestant
 *2.2% Other Christian
6.4% Traditional faiths
1.0% Others
0.3% None

Info about Lesotho (History)

Lesotho, the country of South Africa. A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho has a long history of political autonomy in the surrounding mountains, protecting it from invasion. Since the Neolithic, the mountain kingdom has been the territory of Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers. In the 19th century, the Sotho people, led by Moshoeshoe I, ruled the area. It remained independent until it became a British protectorate, one of the three British High Commissioners (the others be Bechuanaland [now Botswana] and Swaziland). Completely surrounded by South Africa, but separated from South Africa by banning the mountains, Lesotho has been a regular, turbulent politics for decades since its independence from Britain in 1966. I have endured an economic crisis and serious poverty. The people of the country welcomed the modernization program that started in the 1990s. This program brought new wealth to the country, but at the expense of many environmental hazards. Tourism and income from the country's diamond industry also helped improve material conditions, and the capital Maseru has grown into one of South Africa's most attractive cities. Of these changes, Soto writer Mpho’M’ Atsepo Nthunya said:

Important information about Lesotho

1- What is the population of Lesotho?

answer: The total population of Lesotho is 2,300,328 in 2021.

2- Who is the president of Lesotho?

answer: Letsie III is the current president of Lesotho.

3- What is the area of Lesotho?

answer: The total area of Lesotho is 30,355 km2 .

4- What is the official language of Lesotho?

answer: The official language of Lesotho is Sesotho and English .

5- What is the currency of Lesotho?

answer: The currency of Lesotho is Loti (LSL) and South African rand (ZAR) .

6- How much is the average salary in Lesotho?

answer: The average salary in Lesotho is 490$ in 2021.

7- What is the passport rank of Lesotho?

answer: The passport rank of Lesotho is 74 in 2021.

8- How many countries we can travel with passport of Lesotho without visa?

answer: You can travel to 77 countries with passport of Lesotho .

9- What is the phone number code of Lesotho?

answer: The phone number code of Lesotho is +266 .

10- What is internet TLD of Lesotho?

answer: The internet TLD of Lesotho is .ls

11- How many billionaires are in Lesotho?

answer: The total number of billionaires in Lesotho is " 0 person" in 2021.

12- How many millionaires are in Lesotho?

answer: The total number of millionaires in Lesotho is " 235 person" in 2021.

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