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sovereign state, landlocked country, kingdom, country
Part ofSouthern Africa Edit
Year dem found am6 September 1968 Edit
Official nameKingdom of Eswatini, Umbuso weSwatini Edit
Native labelUmbuso weSwatini Edit
Short name🇸🇿, eSwatini, Эсватини, Эсватини Edit
Official languageEnglish, Swazi Edit
AnthemNkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati Edit
Cultureculture of Eswatini Edit
ContinentAfrica Edit
CountryEswatini Edit
CapitalLobamba, Mbabane Edit
Located in time zoneSouth African Standard Time, UTC+02:00, Africa/Mbabane Edit
DioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Manzini Edit
Coordinate location26°29′0″S 31°26′0″E Edit
Coordinates of easternmost point26°31′36″S 32°8′6″E Edit
Coordinates of northernmost point25°43′12″S 31°25′12″E Edit
Coordinates of southernmost point27°19′2″S 31°58′38″E Edit
Coordinates of westernmost point26°42′54″S 30°47′26″E Edit
Highest pointEmlembe Edit
Lowest pointMaputo River Edit
Government ein basic formabsolute monarchy Edit
Office held by head of stateKing of Eswatini Edit
State ein headMswati III Edit
Office head of government holdPrime Minister of Eswatini Edit
Government ein headRussell Dlamini Edit
Legislative bodyParliament of Eswatini Edit
Dey contain de administrative territorial entityHhohho - Mbabane Region, Lubombo Region, Manzini Region, Shiselweni Region Edit
CurrencySwazi lilangeni Edit
Dey share bother plusSouth Africa, Mozambique Edit
Driving sideleft Edit
Electrical plug typeBS 546 Edit
Dey followBritish Swaziland Edit
Language dem useEnglish, Swazi Edit
Dema official websitehttp://www.gov.sz/ Edit
Top-level Internet domain.sz Edit
Flagflag of Eswatini Edit
Coat of armscoat of arms of Eswatini Edit
Geography of topicgeography of Eswatini Edit
Get characteristicnot-free country Edit
History of topichistory of Eswatini Edit
Economy of topiceconomy of Eswatini Edit
Demographics of topicdemographics of Eswatini Edit
Mobile country code653 Edit
Country calling code+268 Edit
Emergency phone number999, 933, 977 Edit
Licence plate codeSD Edit
Maritime identification digits669 Edit
Unicode character🇸🇿 Edit
Category for mapsCategory:Maps of Eswatini Edit

Eswatini officially de Kingdom of Eswatini wey dem sanso know am by ein former official name Swaziland den formerly de Kingdom of Swaziland,[1][2] be landlocked country insyd Southern Africa. Ebe bordered by Mozambique go ein northeast den South Africa go ein north, west, south, den southeast. At no more dan 200 km (120 mi) north go south den 130 km (81 mi) east go west, Eswatini be one of de smallest countries insyd Africa; despite dis, ein climate den topography be diverse, wey dey range from cool den mountainous highveld to hot den dry lowveld.

De population dey compose primarily of ethnic Swazis. De prevalent language be Swazi (siSwati for native form insyd). De Swazis establish dema kingdom for de mid-18th century insyd under de leadership of Ngwane III.[3] De country den de Swazi take dema names from Mswati II, de 19th-century king under ein rule wey na de country expand den unify; dem draw ein boundaries up for 1881 insyd de midst of de Scramble for Africa.[4] After de Second Boer War, de kingdom, under de name of Swaziland, na ebe British high commission territory from 1903 til e regain ein full independence for 6 September 1968.[5] For April 2018 insyd, dem change de official name from Kingdom of Swaziland go Kingdom of Eswatini, wey dey mirror de name dem commonly use dey insyd Swazi.[2][6][7]

Eswatini be member of de Southern African Development Community, de African Union, de Commonwealth of Nations, den de United Nations.

Administrative divisions[edit | edit source]

Dere be twelve urban areas dem declare, wey dey comprise two city councils, three town councils den seven town boards. De main cities den towns insyd Eswatini be Manzini, Mbabane, Nhlangano den Siteki wey dem sanso be regional capitals.

ISO 3166-2:SZ Map Key

Region # Region Capital Area



(2017 census)[9]

1 Hhohho Mbabane 3,625.17 320,651
2 Manzini Manzini 4,093.59 355,945
3 Lubombo Siteki 5,849.11 212,531
4 Shiselweni Nhlangano 3,786.71 204,111

Demographics[edit | edit source]

Largest cities[edit | edit source]

Largest cities anaa towns insyd Eswatini


Rank Name Region Pop.
1 Manzini Manzini 110,537
2 Mbabane Hhohho 76,218
3 Big Bend Lubombo 10,342
4 Malkerns Manzini 9,724
5 Nhlangano Shiselweni 9,016
6 Mhlume Lubombo 8,652
7 Hluti Shiselweni 6,763
8 Siteki Lubombo 6,152
9 Piggs Peak Hhohho 5,750
10 Lobamba Hhohho 4,557

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Swaziland king changes the country's name". BBC News. 19 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kingdom of Swaziland Change Now Official". Times Of Swaziland. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. Bonner, Philip (1982). Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press. pp. 9–27. ISBN 0521242703.
  4. Kuper, Hilda (1986). The Swazi: A South African Kingdom. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. pp. 9–10.
  5. Gillis, Hugh (1999). The Kingdom of Swaziland: Studies in Political History. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0313306702.
  6. "Swaziland facts and guide as the country renamed the Kingdom of Eswatini". How Dare She. 20 April 2018. Archived from the original on 11 May 2021. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  7. "UN Member States". United Nations. 30 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  8. "None". Archived from the original on 14 December 2013.
  9. Count from 2017 Census, UNFPA
  10. "Biggest Cities Eswatini". www.geonames.org.

External links[edit | edit source]

Eswatini at Wikipedia ein sisto projects