Lesotho

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Constitutional monarchy
Parliamentary system
Unitary state
Contained by
Area
30,355 km² (11720 mi²)
GDP (nominal)
796,081,273 (1996, US$)
837,654,100 (1997, US$)
2,179,350,967 (2010, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1600.0 (2008, US$)
Population
 

Country

ISO Short Name
LESOTHO
Calling Code
266
FIPS Code
LT
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
ls
Languages spoken
National anthem
Lesotho Fatse La Bontata Rona
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
LES
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Dated location

Date founded
1966-10-04
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Alliance of Congress Parties
Basotho Batho Democratic Party
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Lesotho (2006-10-04)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 2,541, 2,686)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
of
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
ls
 

Location

Adjectival form
Basotho
Mosotho
Geolocation
28.1851386243 × -29.549
Contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
Government positions
 

Statistical region

Internet users as percentage of population
0.006 (1997)
0.011 (1998)
0 (1990)
Life expectancy
46.501 (1960)
46.985 (1961)
47.392 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
4.57 (1988)
5.761 (1989)
5.104 (1990)
Fertility rate
5.839 (1960)
5.829 (1961)
5.82 (1962)
GDP growth rate
2.177 (1970)
5.114 (1971)
1.865 (1961)
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Basotho
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Countries

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