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Lesotho Geography

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    Geography of Lesotho
    Area: 30,355 sq. km. (11,718 sq. mi.), about the size of Maryland.
    Cities: Capital--Maseru (173,700). Other cities --Teyateyaneng (22,800), Leribe (35,000), Mafeteng (32,900), Mohale's Hoek (18,400).
    Terrain: High veld, plateau and mountains.
    Climate: Temperate; summers hot, winters cool to cold; humidity generally low and evenings cool year round. Rainy season in summer, winters dry. Southern hemisphere seasons are reversed.
    source: http://www.state.gov