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Lesotho

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Lesotho is a landlocked enclave of South Africa that until 1966 was the British colony of Basoutoland. It is the only independent country in the world that lays entirely about 1000 m (3300 ft), and about 80 percent lays above 1800 ...

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