Qacha's Nek District

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Qacha's Nek
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Government
 • District Council Chair Mr. Thabo Thatho[1]
Area
 • Land 907 sq mi (2,349 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 71,876
 • Density 80/sq mi (31/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Qacha's Nek is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,349 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 71,876.[2] Qacha's Nek is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.

Geography[edit]

In the south, Qacha's Nek borders on the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, and it has a short border with KwaZulu-Natal Province in the far east. Domestically, it borders on the following districts:

Constituencies[edit]

Constituencies of Qacha's Nek District:[3]

Community Councils[edit]

Community councils of Qacha's Nek District:[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Qacha's Nek District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 24
(75)
25
(77)
22
(72)
18
(64)
18
(64)
15
(59)
16
(61)
19
(66)
22
(72)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
21.2
(70.1)
Average low °C (°F) 13
(55)
13
(55)
11
(52)
6
(43)
7
(45)
4
(39)
4
(39)
0
(32)
7
(45)
9
(48)
11
(52)
13
(55)
8.2
(46.7)
Rainfall mm (inches) 135
(5.31)
120
(4.72)
114
(4.49)
71
(2.8)
7
(0.28)
32
(1.26)
0
(0)
0
(0)
38
(1.5)
19
(0.75)
78
(3.07)
128
(5.04)
741
(29.17)
Source #1: [4]
Source #2: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Lesotho. Sekatle Hands Over Thaka-Makula Rural Roads 2010-09-17.
  2. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.2, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2006.
  3. ^ a b Lesotho Bureau of Statistics, Village List 2006.
  4. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Tables A.6c and A.7c, Qacha's Nek Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  5. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Qacha's Nek Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 30°00′S 28°45′E / 30.000°S 28.750°E / -30.000; 28.750