Place:Lesotho

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NameLesotho
Alt namesBasutolandsource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 348
Kingdom of Lesothosource: Wikipedia
Lesotosource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) p 319
TypeNation
Coordinates29.3°S 27.467°E
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over in size and has a population slightly over two million. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Lesotho is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sotho. About 40% of the population lives below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day.

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