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Basotho Loti (LSL)

The Basotho Loti is the primary currency of Lesotho. This currency is used by an estimated 2,108,132 people. Based on our estimate, Basotho Loti is the #120 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Basotho Loti is "LSL". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 426.

Basotho Loti conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

LSL Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Basotho Loti is Lesotho.

There are approximately 2,108,132 people around the world who use the Basotho Loti. The Basotho Loti is the #120 most used widely currency is the world.

2,108,132 user population
Ranked #120 in the world

LSL Exchange Rates

1 Basotho Loti equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 11.37


Inverse: 19.77
British Pound


Inverse: 22.57
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 0.24
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 0.17
US Dollar


Inverse: 18.18

† Rates last updated at 57 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

LSL Currency Facts

LSL Details

ISO 4217 CodeLSL
ISO 4217 Number426
Unit NameLoti
Currency NicknamesN.a.

LSL Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesN.a.
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

LSL Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population2,108,132 people
Population Rank#120
LSL Inflation Rate4.0100%
Inflation Rank#36

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 LSL Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Basotho Loti Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Basotho Loti may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Mosheshoe Day March 11, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Ascension Day May 21, 2020 Closed
African Unity/Heroes' Day May 25, 2020 Closed
King's Birthday July 17, 2020 Closed
National Independence Day October 4, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed