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Leribe
District
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Map of Lesotho with the district highlighted
Country  Lesotho
Area
 • Land 1,092 sq mi (2,828 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 298,352
 • Density 270/sq mi (105/km2)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Leribè is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 2,828 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 298,352.[1] Hlotse is the capital or camptown of the district. The district has one additional town, namely Maputsoe.

Geography

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

Constituencies

Constituencies of Leribe District:[2]

Community Councils

Community councils of Leribe District:[2]

Climate

Climate data for Leribe District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
27
(81)
24
(75)
21
(70)
19
(66)
16
(61)
16
(61)
20
(68)
23
(73)
27
(81)
26
(79)
28
(82)
22.8
(73.0)
Average low °C (°F) 15
(59)
14
(57)
12
(54)
6
(43)
5
(41)
1
(34)
−1
(30)
0
(32)
4
(39)
10
(50)
12
(54)
14
(57)
7.7
(45.8)
Rainfall mm (inches) 130
(5.12)
65
(2.56)
64
(2.52)
24
(0.94)
43
(1.69)
39
(1.54)
0
(0)
0
(0)
9
(0.35)
16
(0.63)
105
(4.13)
86
(3.39)
582
(22.91)
Source #1: [3]
Source #2: [4]

References

  1. Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.2, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lesotho Bureau of Statistics, Village List 2006 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "bos" defined multiple times with different content
  3. Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Tables A.6c and A.7c, Leribe Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.
  4. Lesotho Bureau of Statistics. Table A.5c, Leribe Station, Tables_A_Geography.xls, 2008.

Coordinates: 29°00′S 28°00′E / 29.000°S 28.000°E / -29.000; 28.000{{#coordinates:29|00|S|28|00|E|region:LS_type:adm1st|| |primary |name= }}

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