Thaba-Tseka Destination Guide
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Thaba-Tseka in the region of Thaba-Tseka with it's 5,423 inhabitants is a town in Lesotho - some 69 mi (or 111 km) East of Maseru, the country's capital city.
Current time in Thaba-Tseka is now 03:26 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: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Maseru, Hlotse, Butha-Buthe or Maputo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mohlanapeng and Thaba-Tseka. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Thaba-Tseka is the capital city or camptown of Thaba-Tseka District in Lesotho. It has a population of approximately 6,000 (2004). Thaba-Tseka was also the subject of the case studies in James Ferguson's book, The Anti-Politics Machinehttp://www. amazon. com/Anti-Politics-Machine-Development-Depoliticization-Bureaucratic/dp/0816624372, which identified the failures of outside initiated development projects.
Located at -29.52, 28.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Thaba-Tseka is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 4,270 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 129,137. Thaba-Tseka is also the name of the district's capital or camptown, which is the only town in the district.
Located at -29.52, 28.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Thaba Putsoa is a mountain in central Lesotho. It lies 70 kilometres to the southeast of the capital Maseru, and attains a height of 3096 metres.
Located at -29.52, 28.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Geography of Lesotho
Lesotho is a mountainous, landlocked country located in Southern Africa. It is an enclave, surrounded by South Africa. The total length of the country's borders is 909 kilometres . Lesotho covers an area of around 30,355 square kilometres, of which a negligible percentage is covered with water. The most notable geographic fact about Lesotho, apart from its status as an enclave, is that it is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 metres in elevation.
Located at -29.52, 28.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
The Katse Dam, a concrete arch dam on the Malibamat'so River in Lesotho, is Africa's second largest dam. (The Tekezé Dam, completed in early 2009, is now Africa's largest double curvature dam). The dam is part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, which will eventually include five large dams in remote rural areas. The potential of the project was identified by the South African civil engineer Ninham Shand as a possible means to supplement the water supply to South Africa.
Located at -29.52, 28.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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