Skip to Site Navigation | Skip to Content

Fast Facts on Swaziland

Fast Facts About Swaziland
• Located in Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa
• It is the smallest country in the Southern hemisphere (slightly smaller than New Jersey)
• Population: 1,133,066
• Age Structure:
0-14 years: 40.3 %
15-64 years: 56.1 %
65 years and older: 3.6%
• Life Expectancy at birth: 32.23 years
• Government: Monarchy
• Capital: Mbabane
• Gained independence from the UK in 1968
• Learn more through the CIA's World Factbook
• Read today's headlines in Swaziland