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Pitseng Destination Guide

Touring Pitseng in Lesotho

Pitseng in the region of Lesotho (general) is located in Lesotho - some 49 mi or ( 79 km ) North-East of Maseru , the country's capital city .

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Time in Pitseng is now 05:26 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Seetsas, Qacha's Nek, Moliboeas, Maseru, and Mafeteng. Being here already, consider visiting Seetsas . Check out our recomendations for Pitseng ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho

Ts'ehlanyane National Park

The Ts'ehlanyane National Park is Lesotho's Largest National Park and is located in the Maloti Mountains in Butha-Buthe District, Lesotho, and is part of the larger Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation Area. This Lesotho Northern Park protects a beautiful high-altitude, 5600-hectare patch of rugged wilderness, including one of Lesotho’s only stands of indigenous forest with a number of rare undergrowth plants that are unique to this woodland habitat.

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Located at -29.00 28.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: National parks of 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 21 km away
Tags: Districts of Lesotho, Leribe District

Bokong Nature Reserve

The Bokong Nature Reserve is a reserve located in Lesotho. It contains Afro-alpine wetlands at the sources of the Bokong and Lepaqoa rivers, plus montane grassland and patches of heathland boulder beds, both of which are regular haunts for Vaal rhebuck. The reserve's highlight, however, is the Lepaqoa Waterfall, which freezes in winter to form a column of ice. The reserve's entrance is next to the visitors' centre, signposted left off the highway beyond the Mafika Lisiu Pass.

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Located at -29.07 28.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Protected areas of Lesotho

Hlotse

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 22 km away
Tags: Leribe District, Lesotho–South Africa border crossings, Populated places in Lesotho