Mafeteng District


Mafeteng District
Mafeteng
—  District  —
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 - Land 818.2 sq mi (2,119 km2)
Population (2006)
 - Total 193,682
 - Density 235.7/sq mi (91/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Mafeteng is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,119 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 193,682.[1] Mafeteng is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.

Contents

Geography

In the west, Mafeteng borders on the Free State Province of South Africa. Domestically, it borders on the following districts:

Constituencies

Constituencies of Mafeteng District:[2]

  • Kolo
  • Likhoele
  • Mafeteng
  • 'Maliepetsane
  • Matelile
  • Qalabane
  • Thabana-Morena
  • Thaba-Pechela
  • Thaba-Tsoeu

Community Councils

Community councils of Mafeteng District:[2]

  • Ramoetsane
  • Tajane

Climate

Climate data for Mafeteng District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
24
(75)
21
(70)
19
(66)
15
(59)
15
(59)
19
(66)
21
(70)
26
(79)
27
(81)
28
(82)
22.4
(72.4)
Average low °C (°F) 15
(59)
14
(57)
12
(54)
6
(43)
6
(43)
2
(36)
1
(34)
4
(39)
5
(41)
10
(50)
13
(55)
14
(57)
8.5
(47.3)
Rainfall mm (inches) 142
(5.59)
40
(1.57)
115
(4.53)
51
(2.01)
32
(1.26)
44
(1.73)
0
(0)
4
(0.16)
0
(0)
17
(0.67)
116
(4.57)
68
(2.68)
627
(24.69)
Source no. 1: [3]
Source no. 2: [4]

References

  1. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.2, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Lesotho Bureau of Statistics, Village List 2006
  3. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Tables A.6c and A.7c, Mafeteng Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  4. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Mafeteng Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 29°50′S 27°55′E / 29.833°S 27.917°E / -29.833; 27.917


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