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Maputsoe Destination Guide

Discover Maputsoe in Lesotho

Maputsoe in the region of Leribe with its 32,117 habitants is a town located in Lesotho - some 39 mi or ( 63 km ) North-East of Maseru , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Maputsoe

Local time in Maputsoe is now 04:40 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tsikoane, Seshophe, Qacha's Nek, Peka, and Moliboeas. When in this area, you might want to check out Tsikoane . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Maputsoe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


NGG16 Sandstone Steam Railroad, South Africa

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Sandstone Steam Railroad held an open day in July 2001, and featured their NGG16 Garratt and other locos. An amazing scenic location, with spectacular mountains, lakes, vintage machinery and best of a ..

The Valley Cpricci's photos around Rustler's Valley, South Africa (rustler valley south africa)

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Preview of Cpricci's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vide ..

Kalahari Sunrise O&K locomotives

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Pair of O&K locomotives during the Kalahari Sunrise event at Sandstone Estates ..

Kalahari Sunrise NGG 13 No. 49

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NG/G 13 No 49 running during the Kalahari Sunrise event at Sandstone Estates ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Setsoto Local Municipality

Setsoto Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Thabo Mofutsanyane District of the Free State in South Africa. The name is a Sesotho word meaning "beauty". Setsoto is headed by Ficksburg, followed by Senekal, Clocolan and Marquard. It is the getaway municipality to the Kingdom of Lesotho through Ficksburg. Setsoto is rich in agriculture as well as producing cherries. The first mayor was Ms M. Molete and the current is Mr M. S Maduna.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.87 27.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Local Municipalities of Thabo Mofutsanyane

Sandstone Estates

Sandstone Estates are an extensive farming complex located in Free State, South Africa, close to Bloemfontein. Owned by entrepreneur Wilf Mole, they are also a global-scale hub of transport preservation.

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Located at -28.84 28.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 2ft gauge railways, Farms in South Africa, Museums in the Free State (South African province), Narrow gauge railways in South Africa, Railway museums in South Africa, Transport in the Free State (South African province)


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.

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Located at -28.87 28.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Leribe District, Lesotho–South Africa border crossings, Populated places in Lesotho

Leribe District

Leribè is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,828 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 298,352. Hlotse is the capital or camptown of the district. The district has one additional town, namely Maputsoe and Matukeng.

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Located at -29.00 28.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Districts of Lesotho, Leribe District

Ha Lejone

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.

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Located at -28.87 28.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Maputsoe