Butha-Buthe District

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Butha-Bothe
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 • Land 682 sq mi (1,767 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 109,529
 • Density 160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Butha-Buthe is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 1,767 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 109,529.[1] Butha-Buthe is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.

Geography[edit]

In the north, Butha-Buthe borders on the Free State Province of South Africa. Domestically, it borders on the following districts:

It is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

Constituencies[edit]

Constituencies of Butha-Buthe District:[2]

Community Councils[edit]

Community councils of Butha-Buthe District:[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Butha-Buthe District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
24
(75)
21
(70)
19
(66)
16
(61)
15
(59)
20
(68)
22
(72)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
22.3
(72.3)
Average low °C (°F) 14
(57)
14
(57)
11
(52)
5
(41)
5
(41)
1
(34)
1
(34)
6
(43)
5
(41)
11
(52)
13
(55)
14
(57)
8.3
(47)
Rainfall mm (inches) 186
(7.32)
59
(2.32)
79
(3.11)
7
(0.28)
60
(2.36)
38
(1.5)
0
(0)
6
(0.24)
0
(0)
30
(1.18)
181
(7.13)
145
(5.71)
792
(31.18)
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, Botha-Bothe Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  4. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Botha-Bothe Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 28°50′S 28°30′E / 28.833°S 28.500°E / -28.833; 28.500