Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Capital: Maseru
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 30,360 (2007)
Population (people): 1,955,656 (2007)
Population density (people per km2 land area): 64.42 (2007)
Population growth (annual): 0.8% (2007)
Life expectancy at birth (years): 45 (2007)
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 84 (2007)
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,010.91 (2007)
GDP growth (annual): 4.2% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 0 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

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Protected Area Details
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2

No Marine Protected Areas found in this country

Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country