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Mabotse Destination Guide

Discover Mabotse in Lesotho

Mabotse in the region of Lesotho (general) is a town located in Lesotho - some 34 mi or ( 54 km ) South-West of Maseru , the country's capital .

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Local time in Mabotse is now 07:43 AM (Sunday) . 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: Van Rooyens Gate, Tsa Kholo, Ramahleas, Quthing, and Mohlehli. When in this area, you might want to check out Van Rooyens Gate . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Mabotse ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Knellpoort Dam

Knellpoort Dam is a combined gravity & arch type dam located on the Riet Spruit, near Wepener, Free State, South Africa. It was established in 1989. Due to siltation, the storage capacity of the Welbedacht Dam reduced rapidly from the original 115 million m³ to approximately 16 million m³ during the twenty years since completion.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -29.78 26.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1988, Dams in South Africa


Mafeteng is a city in Lesotho, and the Camptown (capital city) of the district of Mafeteng. It is located about 76 kilometres south of the country's capital, Maseru and has a population of approximately 61,000. The South African border town to Mafeteng is Wepener. The town is said to be named after an early visitor, Emile Roland, who was nicknamed "Lefeta," literally meaning "traveller" or "passer-by. " Mafeteng translates to English as "The place of the passers-by.

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Located at -29.82 27.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Mafeteng District, Populated places in Lesotho