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Lesotho on Africa Map

by Vishal Kumar

Lesotho on Africa Map illustrates the surrounding countries, 10 district boundaries with their capitals, and the national capital.


Lesotho on Africa Map

Lesotho’s political map showcases important cities, provinces with their capitals for the convenience of the web surfers. Lesotho covers an area of 30,355 square kilometers. Maseru is the capital of Lesotho. The city is marked with a red dot within a square in the political map of Lesotho and is situated at an elevation point of 1673 meters above sea level. The white squares denote the province capitals.

Lesotho political map helps the web surfers to calculate the approximate distances of the provincial boundaries of the country. The Lesotho map features important cities and provinces with their capitals for the convenience of web surfers.

Geographical Coordinates 
The country is located in southern Africa. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country is 29°30′ South and 28°30′ East respectively. The country is landlocked as shown in the online map of Lesotho, covering an area of 30, 355 square kilometers. Thabana Ntlenyana is the highest point of the country situated at a height of 3,482 meters while the lowest point is at the confluence of the Makhaleng and Orange rivers.

National Capital of Lesotho

Maseru is the capital of Lesotho. The longitudinal and latitudinal extent of the city is 27° 28′ 60” East and 29° 19′ South respectively. The city is marked with a red dot within a square in the political map of Lesotho and is situated at an elevation point of 1673 meters above sea level. Three airports located near the city serve as gateways to Maseru. They are:

  • Mejametalana Airport
  • Ficksburg Airport
  • Sentraoes Airport
  • Moshoeshoe International Airport

The cities located near the capital city are Tikoe, Welgestreden, Botsabelo, Mooiplaas, Makhoathi and Foso.

Lesotho Provinces and their Capitals
The printable map of Lesotho visually represents the Lesotho provinces and capitals. The broken lines on the map of Lesotho differentiate the province boundaries. White squares are used to point out the province capitals on the online map of Lesotho. The names of the provinces and their capitals are listed below:

  • Quthing- Quthing
  • Mohale’s Hoek- Mohale’s Hoek
  • Qacha’snek- Qacha’snek
  • Mafeteng- Mafeteng
  • Maseru- Maseru
  • Thaba-Tseka- Thaba-Tseka
  • Berae- Teyateyaneng
  • Leribe- Leribe
  • Butha-Buthe- Butha-Buthe
  • Mokhotlong- Mokhotlong

Important Cities in Lesotho

The black dots on the online political map of Lesotho represent important cities of Lesotho. Some of the cities are listed below:

  • Mapoteng
  • Pitseng
  • Tlokeong
  • Libono
  • Maputsoe
  • Peka
  • Mazenod
  • Morija
  • Semonkong
  • Sehonghong
  • Mount Moorosi

 

District Population Area(km.²) Area(mi.²)
Berea 250,006 2,222 858
Butha-Buthe 110,320 1,767 682
Leribe 293,369 2,828 1,092
Mafeteng 192,621 2,119 818
Maseru 431,998 4,279 1,652
Mohale’s Hoek 176,928 3,530 1,363
Mokhotlong 97,713 4,075 1,573
Qacha’s Nek 69,749 2,349 907
Quthing 124,048 2,916 1,126
Thaba-Tseka 129,881 4,270 1,649
10 districts 1,876,633 30,355 11,720

Note  : – Population: 2006-04-09 census (source [8]).

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