1 day in Maseru District Itinerary

1 day in Maseru District Itinerary

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Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino, contemplate the long history of Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, then admire the engineering at Katse Dam, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains.

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In January, daytime highs in Maseru are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Nature
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Maseru District travel guide

Dams · Waterfalls · Mountains
Maseru is a district of Lesotho. Maseru is also the name of the district's capital, and is the only city in the district and also the capital of the country. It is the largest urban area in the country, and therefore the only city. The city of Maseru is located on Lesotho's western border with the Free State Province of South Africa, the frontier being the Caledon River. Maseru borders on Berea District in north, Thaba-Tseka District in the east, Mohale's Hoek District in south, and Mafeteng District in southwest.As of 2006, the district had a population of 431,998 which was 23.02 per cent of the total population of the country. The total area of the district was 4,279 which was 14.10 per cent of the total area of the country. The density of population in the district was 101.00 per sq. km. As of 2008, there were 52 economically active people in the district. There were totally 294,062 employed people out of a total of 585,770 people in the district above 15 years of age.DemographicsAs of 2006, the district had a population of 431,998, 23.02 per cent of the population of the country. The area of the district was 4,279, 14.10 per cent of the country. The population density was 101.00 persons per square kilometre, compared to the 62 for the country. There were eighteen constituencies and twenty-three community counciles in the district. As of 2006, 1318 people tested HIV positive, 25.50 per cent of the HIV-positive persons in the country. 522 of these (18.10%) were men; 796 (29.90%) were women.