The Kingdom of Lesotho is a land-locked country, entirely surrounded by the Republic of ► South Africa. Formerly Basutoland, it is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The name Lesotho roughly translates into "the land of the people who speak Sotho."
Kingdom of Lesotho
Independent country since 1966
30,355 square kilometres (11,720 sq mi)
Sesotho, English (both official)
Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Traditional Religions
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