Lesotho is a tiny country that is surrounded by South Africa and it is a mountainous monarchy. The country accounts to an area of 30355 sq Km. Lesotho women have highest literacy rate. Unlike other countries of Africa, farming is the main activity for more than 85 per cent of the people. The land of Lesotho was earlier called as Basutoland. It is located in the southern part of Africa and it lies at 29o 00' S latitude and 28o 00' E longitude. The staple food of people of Lesotho is rice vegetables and seafood. Lesotho is referred to as "the kingdom in the sky," because of the spectacular view of the rugged mountains.