Swaziland

Population numbers: 1.25 million
How many square miles: 6,704 square miles
Geography fast facts (uniqueness)
  • The kingdom of Swaziland gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1968.
  • Swaziland is also known as Ngwane. It is the smallest country in Africa.
  • It is one of the well-watered areas of sub- Saharan Africa. Major rivers include Ingwavuna, Makondo, Usutu, Ngwempisi, Lomti and Black Umbeluzi. It also has minerals such as iron ore, asbestos, tin, kaolin, coal, gold, barite and diamonds.
  • The royal & Legislative capital of Swaziland is Lobamba and the administrative capital and largest city is Mbabane.
  • The official language is SiSwati and English.
  • The Christian religion is 6-% while the balance practices indigenous beliefs.
  • Agriculture is corn, sugarcane, wheat, hay, citrus fruits, potatoes, grapes, poultry, eggs, cattle and sheep. Major industries are sugar, mining (coal and asbestos) wood pulp, agriculture and soft drink concentrates.
  • Swaziland exports canned fruit, citrus, refrigerators, cotton yarn, wood pulp and sugar. It imports motor vehicles, machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products and chemicals.
  • Swaziland is home to one of the world’s oldest mines. It was discovered in Ngwenya, district of Hohho, in 1970 and is one of the top tourist attractions.
  • Swaziland is famous for its vast variety of wind animals, such as elephants, lions, leopards and rhinoceros. It is also well-known for its bird life.
Capital City: Lobamba, Mbabane
Religion: According to the CIA world fact book, the distribution is 40% Zionist, 20% Roman Catholic, Muslim 10%, other (includes Anglican, Baha’i, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish) 30%. In other sources such as Clay Potts, the religious demographics are 80% Christian, and 20% Traditional Swazi religion.
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