Information about Lesotho: Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km2 (11,583 sq mi) in size and has a population of around 2 million. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Previously known as Basutoland, Lesotho declared independence from the United Kingdom on 4 October 1966. It is a member of the United Nations, the Common wealth of Nations and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Read More...

Heritages and Museums


Heritages and Museums

The Morija Museum Garden and Amphitheatre is the perfect place. Morija Museum & Archives collects valuable Basotho heritage items.
The Lesotho National Museum holds the best of sculptures and other range of historical features as well as ethnic relics which portray a rich history of Lesotho.
Masitise Cave House is a museum holding an eclectic group of objects, including family photos, traditional clothing, taxidermied animals, and of course a dinosaur footprint in the ceiling.The existing Royal Palace was built some 35 years ago in 1975/76 and its completion and occupation was deliberately intended to coincide with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Lesotho’s independence.

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