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Thaba Putsoa Destination Guide

Discover Thaba Putsoa in Lesotho

Thaba Putsoa in the region of Lesotho (general) is a place located in Lesotho - some 40 mi or ( 64 km ) South-East of Maseru , the country's capital .

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Local time in Thaba Putsoa is now 07:07 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Maseru, Mafeteng, and Lirahalibonoe. When in this area, you might want to check out Quthing . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Thaba Putsoa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Marakabei

Marakabei is a town in central Lesotho. It is located southeast of the capital Maseru, close to the banks of the Senqunyane River, between the God Help Me Pass and Mokhoabong Pass.

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Located at -29.53 28.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho

Maseru District

Maseru is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 4,279 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 429,823. Maseru is also the name of the district's capital, and is the only city in the district. Additionally it is the capital of the country. It is the largest urban area in the country, and therefore the only city (all other urban areas are considered towns). The name Maseru supposedly means "Place of the red earth."

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Located at -29.50 28.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Districts of Lesotho, Maseru District

Mohale Dam

Mohale Dam is a rock-fill dam in Lesotho. It is part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, which will eventually include 5 large dams in remote rural areas of Lesotho and South Africa. The potential of the project was identified by the South African Civil Engineer Ninham Shand as a possible means to supplement the water supply to South Africa.

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Located at -29.46 28.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 2002, Dams in Lesotho

Lesotho

Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a landlocked country and enclave, completely surrounded by its only neighbouring country, South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km in size and has a population of approximately 2,067,000. Its capital and largest city is Maseru. Lesotho is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The name Lesotho translates roughly into the land of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population live below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day.

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Located at -29.47 27.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Bantu countries and territories, Commonwealth monarchies, Constitutional monarchies, Countries in Africa, Enclaves, English-speaking countries and territories, Landlocked countries, Least Developed Countries, Lesotho, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Member states of the United Nations, States and territories established in 1966

Makheka, Maseru District

Makheka is a community council located in the Maseru District of Lesotho. Its population in 2006 was 5,473.

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Located at -29.66 27.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lesotho