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Touring Tau in Lesotho

Tau in the region of Lesotho (general) is a city located in Lesotho - some 47 mi or ( 76 km ) North-East of Maseru , the country's capital city .

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Time in Tau is now 09:47 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Seetsas, Qacha's Nek, Moliboeas, Moliboeas, and Mohale's Hoek. Being here already, consider visiting Seetsas . Check out our recomendations for Tau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 18 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 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho


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


Ramabanta is a town in western Lesotho. It is located southeast of the capital Maseru, and northwest of the 3096 metre peak of Thaba Putsoa.

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Located at -29.13 28.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho


Mapoteng is a community council located in the Berea District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 23,926.

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Located at -29.11 27.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Berea District, Populated places in Lesotho