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Official NameThe Kingdom of Lesotho
Country Meaning(Land of the Sotho people)
MottoPeace, Rain, Prosperity (Official)
AnthemLesotho Fatše La Bontata Rona (Lesotho, Land of Our Fathers)
Population2,159,000 (0.03% of the world)
LanguagesSesotho (official) (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
Alpha Code »LS / LSO
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Lesotho loti (L LSL)
South African rand
Central Bank »Central Bank of Lesotho
Calling Codes+266
Area Total Area: 30,355 km2 (11,720 sq mi)
Land: 30,355 km2 (11,720 sq mi)
Water: 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
RegionSouthern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long-29.6099880, 28.2336080
Timezone1 timezone(s)