Maseru

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Maseru
Maseru viewed from south
Location of Maseru in Lesotho
Coordinates: 29°18′36″S 27°28′48″E / 29.31°S 27.48°E / -29.31; 27.48Coordinates: 29°18′36″S 27°28′48″E / 29.31°S 27.48°E / -29.31; 27.48
Population (2004)
 • Total 180,000

Maseru (pronounced "ma'seru") is the capital city of Lesotho. It is near Mohokare River. Maseru is on the border with South Africa, and is connected to it through Maseru Bridge. The nearest city to Maseru in South Africa is named Ladybrand.

The National University of Lesotho amd the international airport called Moshoeshoe International Airport are near Maseru.

Maeru is a sister city of Austin, Texas.