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Swaziland

Swaziland Swaziland is a country of great adventures. The Swazi people are known as some of the friendliest African nations. Swaziland is a country with unlimited offers to anyone's desires. Shopping for arts and handicrafts; wildlife safarys, big game, flora and fauna; relaxing spas and health centers; buzzing casinos and nighlife. The visitor will have an abundant aray of choices when traveling to Swaziland.

Area: 17.367 Km²
Population: 1.104.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 64 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy
Capital: Mbabane (47.000 pop.)
Major cities: Manzini 55.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Swazi 90%, Zulu and others 10%
Border countries: Mozambique EAST, South Africa NORTH, WEST and SOUTH

Principal mountains: Emlembe 1862 m
Principal rivers: Lusutfu
Principal lakes: Mnjoli Dam, Jozini Dam
Principal islands: -
Climate: Temperate warm

Language: Swazi, English (both officials)
Religion: Christian 60%, Indigenous Beliefs 40%
Currency: Lilangeni (SZL)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 19/4, 25/4, 1/5, 22/7, 6/9, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00268
GMT: +2

World Heritage List: -