Swaziland

General Information about Swaziland

Swaziland is one of Africa's smallest countries and is located in Southern Africa, landlocked between Mozambique to the east and South Africa to the north, south and west. Swaziland has a population of 1,100,000 people who speak English and siSwati with 60% of this population following Christian beliefs. The Swazis are easy going, laid back and love to celebrate and have fun.

Mbabane is Swaziland's capital city. Is has a population of around 70,000 and is situated on the Mbabane River. Here the Allister Miller Street is found. This is the main street in Mbabane and most of the facilities are here. There is also the Swazi Plaza, a modern shopping complex very close to the town centre. Swaziland is very focused on preserving it's wildlife and there are many wnderful national parks, nature reserves and wildlife sanctuarys to visit.

Climate

Find Out About The Climate In Swaziland

Swaziland generally experiences a sub tropial climate and is very much exposed to moist maritime tropical air coming off the Indian Ocean. The weather varies in different regions depending on the altitude with the higher areas being cooler with more clouds and misty weather. Between October and May is when the wet weather starts to set in although it remains warm, with thunderstorms and frontal rains being common Temperatures in the winter months can go as low as -3 especially in the highlands, while in the summer in some places temperatures can go as high as 42 degrees.

Geography

Geographical Information On Swaziland

Swaziland set between Mozambique and South Africa with a total land area of 17,363 square metres with 160 square metres of water. Most the terrain is mountainous with hills as well as some sloping plains. The highest peak of Swaziland is Emlembe rising over 1,862 metres while the lowest point if is the Great Usutu River at only 21 metres.

Economy

Learn About The Economy In Swaziland

Because Swaziland is a landlocked country the economy relies heavily on the agricultural industry with sugar and wood pulp being a huge support. Despite this fact the agricultural industry only contributes 11.9 percent of the economy. Other main produces are cotton, corn, tobacco, rice, as well as livestock. The main export partners of Swaziland are South Africa, Japan and Singapore. The offial currency of Swaziland is the Lilangeni.

Attractions, Activities and Tours in Swaziland

* Manzini Attractions


Guesthouses in Swaziland

* Ezulwini Guesthouses* Malkerns Guesthouses* Mbabane Guesthouses
* Mhlambanyatsi Guesthouses


Hotels in Swaziland

* Bulembu Hotels* Ezulwini Hotels* Lobamba Hotels
* Malkerns Hotels* Manzini Hotels* Mbabane Hotels
* Mhlume Hotels* Mhlumeni Hotels* Ngwempisi Hotels
* Nhlangano Hotels* Piggs Peak Hotels* Siteki Hotels


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