Maseru is the capital and largest city of Lesotho. It is also the capital of the Maseru District. Located on the Caledon River, Maseru lies directly on the Lesotho-South Africa border. Maseru is Lesotho's capital city with a population of approximat…
Latitude and longitude of Maseru
Maseru is the capital and largest city of Lesotho. It is also the capital of the Maseru District. Located on the Caledon River, Maseru lies directly on the Lesotho-South Africa border. Maseru is Lesotho's capital city with a population of approximately 227,880 (2006). The city was established as a police camp and assigned as the capital after the country became a British protectorate in 1869. When the country achieved independence in 1966, Maseru retained its status as capital.
Latitude: -29° 19' 0.01" S
Longitude: 27° 28' 59.99" E
Articles of interest in Maseru
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The National University of Lesotho is in Roma some 34 kilometers southeast of Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. The Roma valley is broad and is surrounded by a barrier of rugged mountains which provides magnificent scenery. The university enjoys a tem…
Moshoeshoe I International Airport (IATA: MSU, ICAO: FXMM) is an airport serving Maseru, the capital city of Lesotho.
The border between Lesotho and South Africa is 909 kilometres (565 mi) long and forms a complete loop, as Lesotho is an enclave entirely surrounded by South Africa.
Roma is a settlement under the Manonyane Community Council in the Maseru District of Lesotho, some 34 kilometers southeast of Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. The Roma valley is broad and fertile, and is surrounded by sandstone cliffs topped to the E…
Teyateyaneng is a town located in the district of Berea in Lesotho. Usually abbreviated to T.Y., Teya-Teyaneng means 'place of quick sands'. Teyateyaneng is also the camptown for the district of Berea.
Mejametalana Airport (ICAO: FXMU) is a military airport in Maseru, the capital city of Lesotho.
Setsoto Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Maseru, Lesotho. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000. It is currently the home ground of the Lesotho national football team.
Marseilles is a town in Free State, South Africa fairly close to the Lesotho border.
Qiloane is a community council located in the Maseru District of Lesotho.
Armenia Dam is a dam in the Leeu River, near Hobhouse, Free State province, South Africa.
Senekane is a community council located in the Berea District of Lesotho.
Sefikeng is a town in western Lesotho, located 30 kilometres to the east of the capital, Maseru, and 15 kilometres south of Teyateyaneng.
Ha Baroana is a site in Lesotho noted for its early rock art.