Butha-Buthe Destination Guide
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Butha-Buthe in the region of Butha-Buthe with it's 16,330 inhabitants is a town in Lesotho - some 60 mi (or 96 km) North-East of Maseru, the country's capital city.
Current time in Butha-Buthe is now 02:36 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Maseru" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Teyateyaneng, Selomas, Rasekilas, Moliboeas, Mokhotlong or Bloemfontein. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Serutle, Peka, Molefis, Khabos, Joels Drift and Butha-Buthe. We also found some pictures.
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Butha-Buthe (also Buta-Buthe) is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. It has a population of approximately 10,000 (2004). It is named for Butha-Buthe Mountain to the north of the town, which King Moshoeshoe I used as his a fortification and headquarters from 1821 to 1823, during his war with the Zulu king Shaka. The city's name means "place of deposits.
Located at -28.77, 28.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Joels Drift is a town in Lesotho.
Located at -28.77, 28.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Ha Lejone is a town in northern Lesotho. It stands on the banks of the Malibamat'so River, 15 kilometres east of the Mafika-Lisiu Pass, which links Ha Lejone with the town of Pitseng.
Located at -28.77, 28.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Hlotse (also Leribe) is an important market town in Lesotho. It is situated on the Hlotse River, near the South African border. The town was founded in 1876 by a British missionary, Reverend John Widdicombe. It was a colonial center until Lesotho gained its independence. The population in 2006 was 24,710. The alternate name, Leribe, comes from the adjacent French Protestant Leribe Mission, founded in 1859 by François Coillard.
Located at -28.77, 28.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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