Eswatini is a small mountainous kingdom in North Eastern South Africa on the border with Mozambique.
Location & Area:
- Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa
- It covers an area of 17,364 km2.
- Mbabane (administrative capital);
- Lobamba (royal and legislative capital)
- September 6 (Independence Day)
- Varies from tropical to near temperate.
- Mostly mountains and hills; some moderately sloping plains.
- 1,087,200 (July 2018 estimate)
- Swazi, English (both official)
- Eswatini’s flag is three horizontal bands of blue (top), red (triple width), and blue; the red band is edged in yellow; centered in the red band is a large black and white shield covering two spears and a staff decorated with feather tassels, all placed horizontally.
- Swazi lilangeni (SZL)
- It is divided into 4 regions includes; Hhohho, Lubombo, Manzini and Shiselweni.
- It is latest signed by the King on July 26, 2005 and effective on February 8, 2006.
- Constitutional Monarchy
King of Eswatini:
- Mswati III
- Asbestos, coal, clay, cassiterite, hydropower, forests, small gold and diamond deposits, quarry stone, and talc.
- Agriculture products: Sugarcane, corn, cotton, citrus, pineapples, cattle and goats.
- Industries: Soft drink concentrates, coal, forestry, sugar processing, textiles, and apparel.
- Main exports: Soft drink concentrates, sugar, timber, cotton yarn, refrigerators, citrus, and canned fruit.
- Main imports: Motor vehicles, machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products and chemicals.