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Community councils of Lesotho

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Community councils of Lesotho

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politics and government of

The districts of Lesotho are further divided into constituencies, which are in turn divided into community councils.[1][2]


Functions of a community council:[3]
  • Area Economic Planning
  • Bridle Paths
  • Burial Grounds
  • Cemeteries
  • Grazing Control
  • HIV and AIDS Coordination
  • Land Allocation
  • Natural Resource Control
  • Pollution and Environmental Conservation
  • Pre Primary Education
  • Public Markets Control
  • Rural Access Roads
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Water Supply

Community councils by district

Berea District

Butha-Buthe District

Leribe District

Mafeteng District

Maseru District

Mohale's Hoek District

(Thaba Bosiu)

Mokhotlong District

Qacha's Nek District

Quthing District

Thaba-Tseka District


  1. ^ Lesotho Bureau of Statistics, Village List 2006.
  2. ^
  3. ^ Kovar, Annika. Conditions for Success: Democratic Decentralization and Public Participation, An Analysis of Local Government in the Kingdom of Lesotho. University of Twente, 2008, p. 39.

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