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Flag of Small Lesotho FlagLesotho

Formal Name: Kingdom of Lesotho
Local Name: Lesotho
Local Formal Name: Muso oa Lesotho
Region: Africa
Associations: African Union, Commonwealth of Nations, United Nations
Capital City: Maseru
Main Cities: N/A
ISO 3166 Code: LS
Population: 2,067,000
Area: 30,350km²
Currency: 1 Lesotho loti = 100 sentes, 1 South African rand = 100 cents
Languages: Sesotho, English
Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant
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Flag of Lesotho

Date Flag first adopted: January 19th, 1987
Description: Three horizontal stripes of blue (top), white, and green in the proportions of 3:4:3; the colors represent rain, peace, and prosperity respectively; centered in the white stripe is a black Basotho hat representing the indigenous people; the flag was unfurled in October 2006 to celebrate 40 years of independence.