Berea District

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For the city mentioned in the Bible, see Berea (Bible).
Berea
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 • Land 858 sq mi (2,222 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 256,496
 • Density 300/sq mi (115/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Berea is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,222 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 256,496.[1] Teyateyaneng is the capital of the district. It is also home to the Kome Cave Dwellings. It is also the only district in Lesotho which is not named after its capital.

Geography[edit]

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

Constituencies[edit]

Constituencies of Berea District:[2]

Community Councils[edit]

Community councils of Berea District:[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Berea District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
27
(81)
25
(77)
23
(73)
20
(68)
17
(63)
17
(63)
20
(68)
23
(73)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
23.3
(74.1)
Average low °C (°F) 15
(59)
15
(59)
13
(55)
6
(43)
6
(43)
3
(37)
1
(34)
0
(32)
5
(41)
12
(54)
14
(57)
16
(61)
8.8
(47.9)
Rainfall mm (inches) 76
(2.99)
98
(3.86)
55
(2.17)
28
(1.1)
50
(1.97)
34
(1.34)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
22
(0.87)
103
(4.06)
68
(2.68)
534
(21.02)
Source #1: [3]
Source #2: [4]

References[edit]

  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, Phuthiatsana Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  4. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Phuthiatsana Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 29°10′S 27°55′E / 29.167°S 27.917°E / -29.167; 27.917