Flag of Lesotho

Flag of Lesotho

The flag of Lesotho has been adopted in 2006 and it is composed of three horizontal stripes of green, white and blue colors. In the middle of the white stripe, a Basut black hat is located. The current flag has replaced the flag used by the military coup in 1987. It was composed of three fields in green, blue and white colors separated by diagonal lines. In the white box at the top left of the flag, Basut shield with a feathered spear was placed. The white color on the former flag represented peace, blue water and rain, and green prosperity. The current appearance of the flag, which has been adopted on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the independence of the country should to express tolerance and peaceful orientation of Lesotho.

Neighbouring countries

Flag Country Capital Population Total area
Flag of South Africa South Africa Pretoria 52,981,991 1,221,040 km2

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Main information

Country
Lesotho
Capital city
Maseru
Population
2,074,000 (2013)
Total area
30,355 km2
Formation
4. 10. 1966
Highest point
Thabana Ntlenyana (3,482 m)
GDP
$ 2,126 (IMF, 2012)
Currency
lesotho loti (LSL)
Code
LS (LSO)
Calling code
+266
Internet TLD
.ls

Country is member of

By continents
Africa

Name of country in other languages

Czech
Lesotho (Maseru)
English
Lesotho (Maseru)
German
Lesotho (Maseru)
French
Lesotho (Maseru)
Italian
Lesotho (Maseru)
Spanish
Lesoto (Maseru)
Russian
Лесото (Масеру)
Slovak
Lesotho (Maseru)
Polish
Lesotho (Maseru)
Portuguese
Lesoto (Maseru)
Chinese
莱索托 (马塞卢)
Japanese
レソト (マセル)
Turkish
Lesotho (Maseru)
Norwegian
Lesotho (Maseru)
Swedish
Lesotho (Maseru)
Hungarian
Lesotho (Maseru)
Dutch
Lesotho (Maseru)
Danish
Lesotho (Maseru)
Finnish
Lesotho (Maseru)
Hebrew
לסוטו (מסרו)

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