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Mokhotlong Destination Guide

Explore Mokhotlong in Lesotho.

Mokhotlong in the region of Mokhotlong with it's 8,809 inhabitants is a town in Lesotho - some 95 mi (or 154 km) East of Maseru, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Mokhotlong is now 01:15 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: Qacha's Nek, Maseru, Hlotse, Butha-Buthe, Pretoria or Thaba-Tseka. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Rafolatsane, Molumong and Mokhotlong. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location


Cradled in the mountains of Southern Africa, Mokhotlong is one of Lesotho’s ten districts, located in the northeastern part of the country. It is the first major town along the road from South Africa across the Sani Pass, near the Maloti Mountains. The name of the city is a word in Sesotho, the language of the people of Lesotho, meaning "Place of the Bald Ibis."

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Located at -29.29, 29.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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Mokhotlong District

Mokhotlong district (in Sesotho language The Place of the Bald Ibis) is a district of Lesotho. It includes the highest terrain in the Maloti Range and the source of the Senqu River, Lesotho’s primary watershed. It has an area of 4,075 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 96,340. It is one of the poorest and most remote areas of Lesotho. It is mostly rural, however there are also some diamonds. Mokhotlong is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.

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Located at -29.29, 29.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Lesotho, Mokhotlong District