in Maseru, Lesotho

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-29.317 and 27.483 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -29° 19' 0" and E 27° 28' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Loti - LSL
Spoken languages:
English, Southern Sotho, Zulu, Xhosa
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:05 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Maseru
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:02 am and 6:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
21.157 and -156.740 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Lesotho in Southern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Lesotho.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Lesotho. Last Update: 2023-12-04 08:25:54

Delve into Maseru

Maseru in Maseru with it's 118,355 habitants is located in Lesotho. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Maseru is now 04:05 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maseru with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Maseru. The closest airport in Lesotho is Moshoeshoe I International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Maloti-Drakensberg Park in a distance of 124 mi (or 200 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ladybrand, Teyateyaneng, Mafeteng, Ficksburg and Leribe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 15%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 40% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 5th of December 2023

31°C (88 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Wednesday, 6th of December 2023

27°C (80 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

25°C (76 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

AVANI Lesotho Hotel & Casino

0,4 mi
Hilton Road, Maseru
100 Maseru

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Scenery Guesthouse Maqalika

1,3 mi
Maseru East

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

D.R. Guesthouse

3,8 mi
Sekamaneng road
100 Maseru

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed

J and E Cyaara Guest House

1,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Scenery Guesthouse

1,3 mi
Mejametalana Str.
100 Maseru

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: 6:00 - 6:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 21:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

旅する鈴木453:Going back to Maseru @Lesotho

Published: January 07, 2014
Length: 15:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 旅する鈴木 | TabisuruSUZUKI

We had to go back to the capital city, Maseru before going to the east side of Lesotho. Luckily, there was a truck heading to the town for supplies which gave us a ride. More jolts, more fun....

旅する鈴木455:Heading to east of Lesotho @Lesotho

Published: January 07, 2014
Length: 11:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 旅する鈴木 | TabisuruSUZUKI

From Maseru to Mokhotlong, we took an 6AM bus and headed east driving through mountains. In Africa, people are active from very early morning. The fist-come-fist-served basis long distance...

funny commedy

Published: September 15, 2012
Length: 52:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pulumo Mosisili

we used youcamera on a lenovo and the person was JENS MAHLANGU LOCATED IN lesotho maseru happyvilla house number 256 the sa residence please chill relax and enjoy and please we are ...

fresh cut

Published: July 18, 2013
Length: 53:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hillside Digital Trust

This short story was inspired by the passion for football in Lesotho as a whole. I wanted to highlight the power of football in peoples' lives and how far they can go to reach their goals in...

11 August, 2012: Weekly Vlog

Published: August 11, 2012
Length: 20:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Christopher O'Shaughnessy

O Lord Airways.

Dillon ending time trial Roof of Africa 2012

Published: November 16, 2012
Length: 29:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lezanne Truter

Video created with the Socialcam app on iPhone:

car spinning in Lesotho

Published: September 19, 2014
Length: 56:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lekhanya Lekhanya


Pre School ABC - American Int School Lesotho

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gareth Evans

Pre School signing ABCD at the American International School Lesotho AISL.

南非 Ladybrand 三太子

Published: February 17, 2013
Length: 29:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nico920604

Roof of Africa 2011 Day 1 Part 1

Published: November 27, 2011
Length: 57:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Paul Stiles

Day 1 of The Roof of Africa 2011: Start, Roma Bridge, Refuel 1, Two Crossings, Uli Forest (Free Fall in part 2)

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Maseru is the capital of Lesotho. It is also the capital of the Maseru District. Located on the Caledon River, Maseru lies directly on the Lesotho-South Africa border. Maseru is Lesotho's capital city with a population of approximately 227,880 (2006). The city was established as a police camp and assigned as the capital after the country became a British protectorate in 1869. When the country achieved independence in 1966, Maseru retained its status as capital.

Located at -29.31, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lesotho, Capitals in Africa, Maseru, Lesotho–South Africa border crossings, Populated places established in 1869

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maseru, መሴሩ, ماسيرو, Горад Масеру, Масеру, མ་སི་རུ།, ماسێرو, Μασερού, Μαζέρου, Maseruo, ماسرو, מסרו, Maserou, Մասերու, MSU, Maserú, マセル, მასერუ, 마세루, मासेरू, ਮਸੇਰੂ, ماسیرو, மசேரு, มาเซรู, מאסערו, 馬些盧, 马塞卢