Essential Info for Swaziland
Population: Just under 1.4 million
Capital city: Mbabane (administrative), Lobamba (royal)
Neighbouring countries: South Africa, Mozambique
Geography: The landscape is made up of mountains and hills, interspersed with sloping plains. The country is landlocked and therefore has no coastline, while the climate varies between temperate and tropical.
Political system: Absolute monarchy
Major religions: Christianity, African Zionism, Islam
Main languages: Swazi, English
Currency: The official currency is the Swazi lilangeni (SZL), but the South African Rand (ZAR) is also accepted.
Electricity: 230 volts, 50 Hz.
Internet domain: .sz
International dialling code: +268
Emergency contacts: Dial 999 for police emergency and 933 for a fire emergency
Transport and driving: Cars drive on the left-hand side of the road.