Swaziland



The Kingdom of Swaziland, situated between latitudes 26 degrees and 27 degrees south and longitudes 31 degrees and 32 degrees east, is landlocked, and surrounded by South Africa in three directions.
Has four well-defined regions:
  • mountainous Highveld;
  • hilly grass-lands of Middleveld;
  • rolling lowlands of Lowveld or Bushveld; and,
  • Lubombo escarpment.


Name: Kingdom of Swaziland
Location: Africa
Status: UN Member
Capital City: Mbabane
Main Cities: Manzini
Population: 836,000
Area [sq.km]:17,360
Languages: Swazi, English
Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Animist

National Anthem:
Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso teMaswati,
Siyatibonga tonkhe tinhlanhla,
Sibonga iNgwenyama yetfu,
Live netintsaba nemifula.

Busisa tiphatsi mandla taka Ngwane
Nguwe wedvwa Somandla wetfu;
Sinike kuhlanipha lokungenabucili
Simise usicinise, Simakadze.

Translation:
O Lord our God, bestower of the blessings of the Swazi;
We give Thee thanks for all our good fortune;
We offer thanks and praise for our king;
And for our fair land, its hills and rivers;

The Blessings be on all rulers of our country;
Might and power are Thine alone;
We pray Thee to grant us wisdom without deceit or malice.
Establish and fortify us, Lord Eternal.


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