Swaziland BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +2 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|26°31'6"S / 31°27'56"E|
|SZ / SWZ|
used for government business)
TYPE M SOUTH AFRICAN PLUG|
|Swaziland banks list|
Swaziland covers an area of 17,000 square kilometers. It is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa. It is surrounded by South Africa in the north, west and south, and neighbors Mozambique in the east. It is located on the eastern slope of the Drakensberg Mountains on the southeastern edge of the South African Plateau. From east to west, it rises from 100 meters above sea level to 1800 meters, forming a low, medium and high three-level terrace with roughly the same area. There are many rivers, the eastern border is mountainous, and the rivers have many rocky beaches. It has a subtropical climate, the climate changes depending on the terrain, the west is cool and humid, and the east is hot and dry. |
Swaziland, the full name of the Kingdom of Swaziland, is located in southeastern Africa and is a landlocked country. It is surrounded by South Africa on the north, west and south, and neighbors Mozambique on the east. It is located on the eastern slope of the Drakensberg Mountains on the southeastern edge of the South African Plateau. From east to west, it rises from 100 meters above sea level to 1800 meters, forming a low, medium and high three-level terrace with roughly the same area. Many rivers. Has a subtropical climate.
In the late 15th century, the Swazis gradually migrated south from Central Africa and East Africa. They settled here and established a kingdom in the 16th century. Swaziland became a British protectorate in 1907. In November 1963, Britain formulated the first constitution of Swaziland, stipulating that Swaziland shall be governed by British commissioners. An independent constitution was promulgated in February 1967. On September 6, 1968, Swaziland officially declared its independence and remained in the Commonwealth.
National flag: It is rectangular with a ratio of length to width of 3:2. The middle of the flag is a magenta horizontal rectangle with a yellow narrow side and a blue wide side. In the center of the fuchsia rectangle is painted a pattern similar to the shield in the national emblem of Swaziland. Fuchsia symbolizes countless battles in history, yellow represents rich mineral resources, and blue symbolizes peace.
The population is 966,000 (statistics in 1997), 90% of which are Swaziland, and the rest are European and African mixed races. Common English and Swati are spoken. About 60% of people believe in Protestant Christianity and Catholicism, and the rest believe in primitive religions.