Flag of Lesotho (GIF)


The national flag of Lesotho consists of three horizontal blue, white, and green bands with a black Basotho cap in the middle of 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 world globe.
Lesotho, officially known as the Kingdom of Lesotho, is a country in southern Africa. Its capital is Maseru, and its population is about 2,204,000.

The waving flag of Lesotho with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Maseru (pop. 330,000)
Other major cities:Teyateyaneng (75,000)
Official languages:Sesotho, English
Region:Southern Africa
Ethnic groups:99.7% Basotho
0.3% other Africans
Religion:95% Christian
1.5% Other
3.5% No religion
Demonym:Mosotho (singular)
Basotho (plural)
Area:30,355 km²
(11,720 sq mi)
Population:2,204,000
Currency:Lesotho loti


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

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