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Lesotho, Constituency 2006 [Level 2; consistent boundaries, GIS]

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GEO2_LS identifies the household's constituency within Lesotho in 2006. Constituencies are the second level administrative units of the country, after districts. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO2_LS can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Lesotho can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Where officially-defined constituencies have populations less than 20,000, they have been regionalized (combined) with neighboring constituencies.


  • All households


  • Lesotho: 2006