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  • Here is the continent of Africa, and down here is South Africa. In south Africa, is Lesotho. Lesotho is Slightly smaller than Maryland.
  • The Lesotho flag was recently changed in 2008 to this version. The three horizontal stripes, each represent something. Blue: rain, White: peace, and Green: prosperity. What I first thought was a bell, I found out was a Basotho hat, which represents the ethnicity of the country.
  • In this picture, you can see the plateaus, grasses, and shrubs.
  • In this picture, you can see the plateaus, grasses, and shrubs.
  • Kaste Dam, located in Lesotho, is the second largest dam in Africa. It was part of the Lesotho Highland Water project. It is part of five dams that bring water to rural South Africa and Lesotho.
  • 99 percent of Americans have improved water facilities, while 85% Lesothans. Lesotho has much more underweight children under 5, but the US society has many more doctors per 1,000 people. USA has several international controversies, while Lesotho has excessive amounts of child labor.
  • King Lestie III, succeeded his exiled father. King Moshoeshoe II. Later his father returned, and took the throne again. Then was killed in a car accident shortly after. King Letsie is king again. The kings duties are mostly ceremonial, so how the governing is not really his job.
  • food, beverages, textiles, apparel assembly, handicrafts, construction, tourism
  • 728 africa presentation final

    1. 1. by Anneliese Peterson
    2. 2. •12,727 sq mi•3,794,101 sq km
    3. 3. Blue, White, and Green horizontal stripes.Basotho hat centered in the white stripe
    4. 4. Geography and Climate’saffect on History-Impact on Daily Life-Climate-OurClimate Compared-Wildlife- Landmarks
    5. 5. • Outside protection from South Africa
    6. 6. • Outside protection from South Africa• Vulnerable to economic and political advancements in South Africa
    7. 7. • Landlocked
    8. 8. • Landlocked• Cool, dry winters; hot, wet summers
    9. 9. • Landlocked• Cool, dry winters; hot, wet summers• Highland- plateaus, hills
    10. 10. • Landlocked• Cool, dry winters; hot, wet summers• Highland- plateaus, hills• Mountainous
    11. 11. • Landlocked• Cool, dry winters; hot, wet summers• Highland- plateaus, hills• Mountainous• Seasons reversed
    12. 12. Mountain reedbuckBaboonsJackalsMongoosesSnakes
    13. 13. The Kaste Dam is the secondlargest dam in Africa.
    14. 14. The people, society, and demographics of Lesotho
    15. 15. Religions of LesothoEthnic ChristianBeleifs 20% Ethnic Beleifs Christian 80%
    16. 16. Ethnic Groups0.3% Sotho Europeans, Asians, and other 97%
    17. 17. Urban Population (in percent) 85 82 4727 Lesotho U.S. France China
    18. 18.  1,924,996 vs. 313,232,044
    19. 19.  1,924,996 vs. 313,232,044 51.3 years vs. 78.37 years
    20. 20.  1,924,996 vs. 313,232,044 51.3 years vs. 78.37 years Sesotho (official), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
    21. 21. USA Lesotho 99% drinking water  85% drinking water 1.3% underweight children  16 % underweight 3 doctors/1,000 children people  .05 doctors/1,000 Several people international disputes  Child labor issues
    22. 22. Current leader-Major Exports andIndustries-Common Jobs-Income- Economy
    23. 23. Father: King Moshoeshoe IIHouse of MosheshTwo daughters and a son
    24. 24. Constitutional Monarchy
    25. 25. Constitutional MonarchyMaseru
    26. 26. Constitutional MonarchyMaseruPrime Minister Mosisili
    27. 27. The main exports and industries of Lesotho
    28. 28. $1,700 per capitaRank 173Debt $66.2 million49% below poverty lineMost of workforce employed in South Africa
    29. 29. Jobs14% Agriculture Industry and Service 86%
    30. 30. Literacy- Schools-Education Subjects- What are the schools like
    31. 31.  Boys-10 years Girls-10 years Literacy-15+ read and write Boys-74.5% Girls-94.5% One of Africa’s highest literacy rates
    32. 32. Grades 1-7Ages 8-15Free primary education3.4% use internet
    33. 33. 1. Creative Commons http://search.creativecommons.org/2. All photos from Fotopedia www.fotopedia.com3. CIA – The World Factbook4. Department of State, Bureau of African Affairs, Background notes on Lesotho5. Embassy of United States in Maseru, Lesotho http://maseru.usembassy.gov/ A special thanks to ClipArt, and all the US government people who research these countries and write web pages on them.