Lesotho Genealogy

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The Kingdom of Lesotho was originally named Basutoland. It was renamed in 1966 when the country gained independence from the United Kingdom. See the [https://www.cia.gov/library|The World Factbook] for more information.  
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The Kingdom of Lesotho was originally named Basutoland. It was renamed in 1966 when the country gained independence from the United Kingdom. Its capital city is '''Maseru'''. (Population 220,000 as of July 2009.) See the [https://www.cia.gov/library|The World Factbook].  
  
 
== Getting started with Lesotho research  ==
 
== Getting started with Lesotho research  ==

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The Kingdom of Lesotho was originally named Basutoland. It was renamed in 1966 when the country gained independence from the United Kingdom. Its capital city is Maseru. (Population 220,000 as of July 2009.) See the World Factbook.

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Lesotho is an enclave within the east central region of the Republic of South Africa. It is completely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa and the country has three geographical regions.

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