Flag of Lesotho (GIF)



The national flag of Lesotho (Sesotho: Folaga ye Lesotho) consists of three horizontal bands of blue, white, and green with a black Basotho cap centered on the white band in the middle. The blue color represents the sky and rain, the green color represents prosperity, the white color represents peace, and the black color represents a black nation. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on October 4, 2006.

Its coat of arms features a blue crocodile on the Basotho shield, the symbol of the Bakoena dynasty. Behind the shield are a spear and a club, and the shield is supported by two Basotho horses.

The Lesotho flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Lesotho, officially known as the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a country in southern Africa. Its capital is Maseru, and its population is about 2.159 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with South Africa.

The waving flag of Lesotho with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Maseru
Other major city:Teyateyaneng
Official languages:Sesotho, English
Region:Southern Africa
Ethnic groups:99.7% Basotho,
0.3% other Africans
Religions:95% Christian,
1.5% Other,
3.5% No religion
Nationality names:Mosotho (singular),
Basotho (plural)
Area:30,355 km²
(11,720 sq mi)
Population:2.159 million (2021)
Currency:Lesotho loti
Country codes:LS, LSO (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ls
Calling code:+266
Flag emoji code:🇱🇸


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Lesotho (Sesotho: Folaga ye Lesotho - Seboko ye Lesotho), GIF

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