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Kingdom of Swaziland
Umbuso weSwatini (Swazi)
Motto: 
"Siyinqaba" (Swati)
"We are a fortress"
"We are a mystery/riddle"
"We hide ourselves away"
Anthem: 
Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati
Oh God, Bestower of the Blessings of the Swazi

Location of  Swaziland  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Swaziland  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

CapitalLobamba(royal / legislative)
Mbabane(administrative)

26°19′S31°8′E / 26.317°S 31.133°E / -26.317; 31.133
Largest cityMbabane
Official languages
DemonymSwazi
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryabsolute diarchy
• King
Mswati III
Ntfombi Tfwala
Sibusiso Dlamini
LegislatureParliament of Swaziland
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
6 September 1968
Area
• Total
17,364 km2 (6,704 sq mi) (157th)
• Water (%)
0.9
Population
• 2015 estimate
1,119,000[1] (154th)
• 2007 census
1,018,449
• Density
68.2/km2 (176.6/sq mi) (135th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$11.352 billion[1]
• Per capita
$9,896[1]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$3.938 billion[1]
• Per capita
$3,432[1]
Gini (2015) 49.5[2]
high
HDI (2015)Steady 0.541[3]
low · 148th
CurrencySouth African rand
Swazi lilangeni (SZL)
Time zoneSAST(UTC+2)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+268
ISO 3166 codeSZ
Internet TLD.sz

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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