Lesotho Bordering Countries: South Africa
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Where is Lesotho?
Lesotho Satellite Image
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.
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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 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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