STATUS: Organized Work
CHURCHES: 5 Churches
No UPCI Appointed Missionaries
LESOTHO – Country Information
Lesotho has a population of 1,969,334 as of 2020.
30,355 sq km / 11,720 sq mi (slightly smaller than Maryland)
The capital city is Maseru.
40% Roman Catholic
10% Other / Non-religious
Lesotho is landlocked entirely by South Africa, and suffers from extreme amounts of erosion.
The economy of Lesotho is based on agriculture, livestock, manufacturing, and mining.
Lesotho is the only country in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 meters in altitude.
The country of Lesotho was created by King Moshoeshoe in response to European settlement south of the country. They would fall under British rule until 1966 when they gained independence.
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