Lesotho Overview: Development news, research, data
2022-4-15 · Overview. Lesotho is a small, mountainous, and landlocked country, surrounded by its much larger neighbor, South Africa. It has a population of about 2.2 million, and nominal gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of $1,091 in 2021. The World Bank classifies Lesotho as a lower-middle-income country.