STATUS: Nationalized Work
CHURCHES: 22 Churches
Intermediate Missionaries Jonathan & Monica Parker
ESWATINI – Country Information
eSwatini has a population of 1,136,281 as of 2020.
17,364 sq km / 6,704 sq mi (slightly larger than Connecticut)
Mbabane is the capital city of eSwatini.
Predominantly Swazi; smaller populations of other African ethnic groups, including the Zulu, as well as people of European ancestry.
6% Roman Catholic
37% Other / Non-religious
Even though it is a small country, eSwatini has a diverse geographical landscape including mountains, savannas, and rain forests.
eSwatini has a diverse economy with mining, agriculture and industry. The country, despite its small size, has continued to grow its economy. It does however depend upon South Africa for most of its imports.
In 2018, the name of the country was changed from Swaziland to eSwatini.
The land was settled in the 18th century by the Swazi after moving northward. After the Second Boer War they became a British protectorate. They would gain independence in 1968.
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