July 2001 est.
People per sq. mile: 184
Life expectancy: 49 years
Official language: Sesotho, English
(official), Zulu &
bit about Lesotho...
Many families live on farms. Music and dance are part of everyday traditional culture.
For 19-year-old Maphophi, life in Lesotho is looking up now that she
has her first paying job... click
here for her story.
U. S. Population: 281,422,000
People per sq. mile: 74
Official Language: English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)