Lesotho factsheet

Do your pupils know why Lesotho’s nickname is ‘The Kingdom in the Sky’? Use this colourful factsheet as an introduction to Lesotho, a small, land-locked country completely surrounded by South Africa. This factsheet can be used as a handout or as the centrepiece of a wall display.

Did you know?

  • The government of Lesotho announced free education for all children in 2010
  • Lesotho imports 70% of its food
  • 40% of people in Lesotho live on less than $1 a day

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