Lesotho's flagLocation: Southern Africa
Official name: Kingdom of Lesotho
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1966 / 1966
Capital city: Maseru
Population: 2.1 million / 179 people per sq mile (69 people per sq km)
Total land area: 11,720 square miles (30,355 square km)
Language(s) spoken: English (official language), Sesotho (official language), isiZulu
Main religions: Christian 90%, Traditional beliefs 10%
Ethnic mix: Sotho 99%, European and Asian 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Loti & South African rand = 100 lisente
Literacy rate: 90%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2468 kilocalories

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