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Where is Lesotho?

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Lesotho satellite photo

Lesotho Country Information:

Lesotho is located in southern Africa. Lesotho an enclave in South Africa, so it is bordered by South Africa to the north, south, east, and west.

Lesotho Bordering Countries:

South Africa

Lesotho Cities:

Maseru, Mafeteng, Mohales Hoek, Quthing.

Lesotho Locations:

Caledon River and Orange River.

Lesotho Natural Resources:

Lesotho has commercial deposits of diamonds, clay, sand and building stone. Other natural resources for this country are water, agricultural and grazing land.

Lesotho Natural Hazards:

Lesotho has some natural hazards which include periodic droughts.

Lesotho Environmental Issues:

The land-locked country of Lesotho has population pressures, which force settlement in marginal areas. The resulting environmental issues include: overgrazing; severe soil erosion; soil exhaustion; desertification. According to the CIA The World Factbook, Lesotho's water concerns are due to the Highlands Water Project, which controls, stores, and redirects water to South Africa.
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