Lesotho

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Quick Facts 

  • Full name: The Kingdom of Lesotho
  • Population: 1.8 million (UN, 2005)
  • Capital: Maseru
  • Area: 30,355 sq km (11,720 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Sesotho, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 35 years (men), 38 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 loti (L) = 100 lisente
  • Main exports: Clothing, wool, mohair, food, livestock
  • GNI per capita: US $960 (World Bank, 2006)
  • Internet domain: .ls
  • International dialling code: +266
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