Located in the continent of Africa, Swaziland covers 17,204 square kilometers of land and 160 square kilometers of water, making it the 160th largest nation in the world with a total area of 17,364 square kilometers.
Swaziland became an independent state in 1968, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Swaziland is 1,386,914 (2012) and the nation has a density of 81 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Swaziland is the Lilangeni (SZL). As well, the people of Swaziland are refered to as Swazi.
The dialing code for the country is 268 and the top level internet domain for Swazi sites is .sz.
To learn more, visit our detailed Swaziland section.
|Density||80.6 / km2 ( 208.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||3,400,422,936 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||2,452 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||17,204 km2 (6,642 mi2)|
|Water Area||160 km2 (62 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Mozambique, South Africa|
What is the capital of Swaziland?
Mbabane is the capital city of Swaziland. It has a population of 76,218, and is located on a latitue of -26.32 and longitude of 31.13.
Mbabane is also the political center of Swaziland, which is considered a Absolute Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Mbabane, the Capital Of Swaziland
|Elevation||1209 meters over sea level|
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