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Butha-Buthe in the region of Butha-Buthe with its 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 04:41 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a 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, and Mokhotlong. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Teyateyaneng . Where to go and what to see in Butha-Buthe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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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 -28.78 28.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Joels Drift is a town in Lesotho.
Located at -28.70 28.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km 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 -28.87 28.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km 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 -28.87 28.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
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