According to Allcitycodes, Lesotho is a small landlocked country located in the southern part of Africa. It has a land area of 30,355 square kilometers (11,720 square miles). The capital city of Lesotho is Maseru. The terrain in Lesotho consists mostly of highlands and mountains with some lowlands and valleys. Major rivers include the Caledon River and its tributaries. The climate of Lesotho is temperate with hot summers and cold winters. The area code for Lesotho is +266. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when Lesotho switched from its old international dialling code of +810 to +266 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Lesotho from abroad. Check philosophynearby for Lesotho in 2019.