Overview - Lesotho

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Capital:Maseru
Area:30,355 km²
Population:2,022,331 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Sesotho (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa.
Religion(s):Christian - 80%, indigenous beliefs - 20%.
Ethnic Group(s):Sotho - 99.7%, European Asian and others - 0.3%.