Maseru Tourism

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Maseru is the capital and largest city 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. The name of the city is a Sesotho word meaning "red sandstones".

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Maseru in Lesotho offers a unique experience to travellers. To explore Maseru, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Maseru*

  • Pollution Statistics in Maseru

    Know the pollution level of Maseru before you plan your visit.

    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
  • Maseru: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Maseru for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Maseru.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Maseru - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 3.45 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 80 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maseru

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maseru

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.01 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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