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  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Lesoto
    • GOL (Government of Lesotho)
    • Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho
    • Kingdom of Lesotho
    • Government of Lesotho
    • Muso oa Lesotho
    • Koninkryk van Lesotho
    • Reino de Lesoto
    • Königreich Lesotho
    • Lesothon kuningaskunta
    • Mmuso wa Lesotho
    • Royaume du Lesotho
    • Regno del Lesotho
    • Lesothói Királyság
    • Konungsríkið Lesótó
    • Kongedømmet Lesotho
    • Lesothum
    • Reino do Lesoto
    • Regatul Lesotho
    • Kaharian ng Lesotho
    • Ufalme wa Lesotho
    • Miliki ya Lesotho
    • Lesoto Krallığı
    • Vương quốc Lesotho
    • レソト
    • Resoto
    • Лесото
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Independent political entity
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Kingdoms (political administrative bodies)
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Nations
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) Nation
    • Descriptor

        (thesoz) National state
    • Descriptor

        (eurovocen) State
    • Descriptor

        (stw) State
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

  • Use For

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Basutoland Independence Conference, London, 1966. Report, 1966.
    • found: Svanidze, I.A. Lesoto, Svazilend, 1978.
    • found: Europa year book, 1988:p. 1689 (Basutoland became independent, as Lesotho, Oct. 4, 1966; official languages are English and Sesotho [i.e. Sotho])
    • found: Report of the evaluation on the Nutrition and Household ... 1993:t.p. (GOL)
    • found: Follow-up on the 7th Round Table Conference for the Kingdom of Lesotho, 1996:t.p. (Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho)
    • found: Policy frame work on HIV/AIDS prevention, control ... 1999:t.p. (Government of Lesotho)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 16, 2006(Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho; Muso oa Lesotho) Afrikaans version (Koninkryk van Lesotho) Spanish version (Lesoto; Reino de Lesoto o Lesotho (Muso oa Lesotho)) German version (Königreich Lesotho) Finnish version (Lesothon kuningaskunta; Lesotho) French version (Lesotho; Mmuso wa Lesotho; Royaume du Lesotho) Italian version (Regno del Lesotho) Hungarian version (Lesothói Királyság) Icelandic version (Konungsríkið Lesótó (Lesóthó)) Latin version (Lesothum) Norwegian version (Kongedømmet Lesotho) Portugues version (Reino do Lesoto) Romanian version (Regatul Lesotho) Swahili version (Ufalme wa Lesotho; Miliki ya Lesotho) Tagalog version (Kaharian ng Lesotho) Turkish version (Lesoto Krallığı) Vietnamese version (Vương quốc Lesotho)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(pcl; 29°30ʹ00ʺS 028°15ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 8, 2018(レソト = Resoto; variants: Lesotho; バストランド = Basutorando) -
    • found: UNESCO thesaurus, via WWW, June 8, 2018(Lesotho. BT English speaking Africa. BT Southern Africa. In other languages: Lesotho (French), Лесото = Lesoto (Russian), Lesoto (Spanish)) -
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Authorized access point valid in descriptive cataloging only for publications covering the period October 4, 1966-]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-09-04: new
    • 2018-06-15: revised
  • Alternate Formats