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Swaziland Facts

Swaziland's Information

Flag of Swaziland
Land Area 17,204 km2
Water Area 160 km2
Total Area 17,364km2 (#153)
Population 1,451,428 (#153)
Population Density 84.37/km2
Government Type Absolute Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $10.94 Billion
GDP Per Capita $9,800
Currency Lilangeni (SZL)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Swaziland
    (long form) Kingdom of Swaziland
  • Capital City: Mbabane (95,000 pop.)
  • Swaziland Population: 1,403,362 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Lilangeni
    (conversion rates)

    1 Lilangeni
  • Ethnicity: African 97%, European 3%
  • GDP total: $6.345 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $5,900 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official, government business conducted in English), siSwati (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Manzini, Mbabane, Big Bend, Malkerns
  • Name: Swazi; derived from former King Mswati I
  • National Day: September 6
  • Religion: Zionist 40% (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship), Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, other (includes Anglican, Bahai, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish) 30%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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