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Lesotho

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LESOTHO
LESOTHO

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Lesotho - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

266

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

LS

Internet country code

LS

GRC Country Code

LES

Lesotho - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 8th May 2021

In English:

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

In Southern Sotho:

   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator)

Lesotho - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 8th May 2021

In English:

   dd/mm/yyyy
   14:32

In Southern Sotho:

   yyyy-mm-dd
   14:32

Lesotho -Languages

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The official languages are English External and Sotho External (1 493 000 speakers). There are 248 000 Zulu External-speakers.

Lesotho -Example address format

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Deliveries are only to post office boxes or private bags. Addresses not in a native language will be written in English.

Though postal deliveries are only to mailing addresses, street addresses will be found for the use of couriers, visitors etc. As not all streets are named, these may often be descriptive and unstructured. Examples:

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   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Lesotho -Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Lesotho -Postal codes

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Lesotho Postal Codes are a block of 3 digits.

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Lesotho -Postal code format graphic

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Lesotho -Postal code format

999

Lesotho -Postal code specifics

n/a.

Lesotho -Postal code regular expression

\A\d{3,3}\Z

Lesotho -Postal code level of coverage

2

Lesotho - Postal code map

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Lesotho -Administrative districts

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Lesotho has 10 districts External:

    Berea External
    Butha-Buthe External
    Leribe External
    Mafeteng External
    Maseru External
    Mohale’s Hoek External
    Mokhotlong External
    Qacha’s Nek External
    Quthing External
    Thaba-Tseka External

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Lesotho

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Lesothan telephone numbers have no area codes. All subscriber numbers have 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence 5 or 6.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

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