Facts

  • Population: 1.3 million
  • Area: 17,364 sq km (6,704 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Swazi, English (both official)
  • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 60 years (women)
  • Currency: Lilangeni

Notes

  • In April 2018, the King Mswati, one of the world’s last remaining absolute monarchs – renamed Swaziland to the Kindom of Eswatiti.
  • UNICEF reports that eSwatini has the highest HIV-Aids rate rate in the world.

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