Lesotho

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Map of Lesotho
  • Sovereign: King Letsie III (1996)

  • Prime Minister: Pakalitha Mosisili (2015)

  • Total area: 11,718 sq mi (30,350 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 1,942,008 (growth rate: 0.34%); birth rate: 25.92/1000; infant mortality rate: 50.48/1000; life expectancy: 52.65

  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Maseru 239,000

  • Monetary unit: Maluti

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