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Area: 30,355 km²
Capital: Maseru
Population: 2.067 million inhabitants (2009)

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
March, April, October and November are the best months to travel to Lesotho. This avoids the cold winter months and relatively high rainfall.

Sesotho is the official language in Lesotho. In addition, English spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Lesotho.
A visa is not necessary if you are staying less than 14 days in Lesotho. For stays longer than 14 days please contact the Lesotho Immigration Authorities.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in South Africa (also Lesotho): zuidafrika.nlambassade.org .
Dutch consulate in Lesotho: zuidafrika.nlambassade.org .
Embassy of Lesotho in Belgium (also Netherlands) rijksoverheid.nl .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Lesotho is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
In Lesotho is paid with the Lesotho Loti (LSL).

Traffic and route
In Lesotho, you must drive on the left side of the road.

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Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
Thlatest news regarding Lesotho available on Google news .
A summarye  of the newspapers from Lesotho available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites in Lesotho end in .ls.
Official websites of Lesotho: gov.ls and visitlesotho.travel .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Lesotho.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Lesotho.

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An overview of all the holidays in Lesotho available at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Lesotho can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Lesotho can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.