Kingdom of Lesotho

(Lesotho)

System of governmentconstitutional monarchy based on parlamentarism
Country codeLS, LSO
FlagKingdom of Lesotho
Capital cityMaseru
CurrencyLesotho loti (LSL)
Predominant religionCatholic Christianity
Former colonizerUnited Kingdom (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
Population2 240 000 people
(139. place in the world)
Area30 355 km2
(138. place in the world)
Density74 people per km2
(107. place in the world)
GDP per capita2 932 USD per capita
(155. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 2,167
(101. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 40
(87. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,520
(158. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 53,1
(138. place in the world)
Life expectancy54,6 years
(185. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 54,2
(157. place in the world)
CO2 emissions0,754 Mt CO2/year
(163. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km225 t CO2/km2/year
(145. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita0,3 t CO2/per capita/year
(161. place in the world)
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