Lesotho

Lesotho

The Kingdom of Lesotho (sesotho [lɪ'sʊːtʰʊ]), 1868-1966 Basutoland, is a parliamentary monarchy in Southern Africa. Lesotho is an enclave in the Republic of South Africa, but never belonged politically to that State. The country ranges from 29 and 30 degrees South latitude and east 28 to 30 degrees longitude. Due to its particular altitude, the country is called ( "The Kingdom in the Sky") and The Kingdom in the Sky. In the Human Development Index of 2014 Lesotho is at 161 of 188 seats. Lesotho means "land of the Sotho-speaking people", in which case Sesotho is meant.