Districts in Lesotho

Lesotho is divided into 10 districts. Here is a list of all the districts in Lesotho:

List of districts in Lesotho

  1. Berea
  2. Butha-Buthe
  3. Leribe
  4. Mafeteng
  5. Maseru
  6. Mohale’s Hoek
  7. Mokhotlong
  8. Qacha’s Nek
  9. Quthing
  10. Thaba-Tseka

Quick Facts

Category Quick Facts
Location Southern Africa, entirely surrounded by South Africa
Capital Maseru
Official Languages Sesotho and English
Population Approximately 2.2 million as of 2021 estimate
Area Approximately 30,355 square kilometers (11,720 square miles)
Geography Mountainous, with the Drakensberg Range covering much of the country
Independence From the United Kingdom on October 4, 1966
Government Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Currency Lesotho loti (LSL) and South African rand (ZAR)
Notable Places Thaba-Bosiu, Sehlabathebe National Park, Maletsunyane Falls
Official Website Not available


What are the four regions of Lesotho?

  1. Lowlands
  2. Foothills
  3. Highlands
  4. Senqu River Valley

What are the zones of Lesotho?

  1. Lowlands Zone
  2. Foothills Zone
  3. Highlands Zone
  4. Mountain Zone
  5. Lowland Agricultural Zone
  6. Lower Foothills Zone

Are there provinces in Lesotho?

Lesotho is not divided into provinces; instead, it is organized into administrative districts. It has ten districts, each with its own local government and administrative structure.

Lesotho map and flag
Lesotho map and flag

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