Thaba-Tseka District

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Thaba-Tseka
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 • Land 1,650 sq mi (4,270 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 129,137
 • Density 80/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Thaba-Tseka is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 4,270 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 129,137.[1] Thaba-Tseka is also the name of the district's capital or camptown, which is the only town in the district.

Geography[edit]

In the east, Thaba-Tseka borders on the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa. Domestically, it borders on the following districts:

Constituencies[edit]

Constituencies of Thaba-Tseka District:[2]

Community Councils[edit]

Community councils of Thaba-Tseka District:[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Thaba-Tseka District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
24
(75)
20
(68)
17
(63)
16
(61)
13
(55)
13
(55)
17
(63)
19
(66)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
19.3
(66.7)
Average low °C (°F) 11
(52)
11
(52)
8
(46)
4
(39)
4
(39)
1
(34)
0
(32)
5
(41)
5
(41)
9
(48)
10
(50)
11
(52)
6.6
(43.8)
Rainfall mm (inches) 99
(3.9)
47
(1.85)
98
(3.86)
33
(1.3)
14
(0.55)
33
(1.3)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
17
(0.67)
42
(1.65)
104
(4.09)
151
(5.94)
641
(25.24)
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, Thaba-Tseka Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  4. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Thaba-Tseka Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 29°30′S 28°40′E / 29.500°S 28.667°E / -29.500; 28.667