Mafeteng District

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Mafeteng
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 • Land 818 sq mi (2,119 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 193,682
 • Density 240/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.

Geography[edit]

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

Constituencies[edit]

Constituencies of Mafeteng District:[2]

Community Councils[edit]

Community councils of Mafeteng District:[2]

Climate[edit]

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 #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, 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