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All you need to know about Swaziland

All you need to know about Swaziland

 

The size of the country of Swaziland (the Kingdom of Iswani now)

Roughly 17363 kilometers, it was previously under British protection and influence by the Confederation of Africa

But it became an independent kingdom now, and its capital is Maputo.

To know the coordinates of the country, Google Maps

 

Population in the State of Swaziland (Kingdom of Eswatini)

In 1988, the population of the Kingdom of Iswani (Swaziland) was about 737,000

Most of its inhabitants are of the Swazi ethnic group, and there are minorities of Zulu and whites of British origin

There are also minorities in Mozambique and Argan.

 

Languages

Swedish is the language used in Swaziland and South Africa

It is spoken by more than XNUMX million people there, and the English language comes second there

There are more than XNUMX people who speak the Zulu language, and the Swati language is the Swati language.

 

Official religions

There are many religions in Swaziland, with the majority of the population practicing Christianity with XNUMX% of the total population

Therefore Christianity is the most common religion there

The number of Muslims is only XNUMX%, and the rest is for religious minorities and beliefs, such as the Bahai Hinduism.

It is worth noting that Islam arrived there by immigration to it from the Union of South Africa

Where the Muslim merchants began to spread Islam and advocate for it

And they formally formed the Islamic Call League in XNUMX.

 

Official currency

Two types of currency are circulated in the state of Swaziland (Kingdom of Eswatini)

They are the Swazi Lilangeni and the African Rand.

 

Economy

Swaziland has a diversified economy due to its mineral and agricultural wealth

Mining accounts for XNUMX% of GDP there, and textile and diabetes treatment XNUMX% of GDP.

 

Farming

Europeans own half of the land in Swaziland, and they grow cotton, sugar cane, rice and tobacco

A European company has planted pine nuts

And some tree leaves that are used for medicinal purposes are known as "eucalyptus"

Among the most popular fruits that are cultivated there are grapes.

 

The most important industries

The country of Swaziland (the Kingdom of Eswatini) today has the largest artificially wooded forests in Africa

The Europeans own a large number of paper mills, and one of the most famous industries there is iron ore

And coal, gold and barite, which is used to make barium, and kaolin, which is used to make ceramics.

 

transportation

The country of Swaziland contains XNUMX km of roads paved with gravel and tar

It has a number of winding footpaths connecting families' homes

And there is a railway line linking its capital, Maputo, with the city of Mbabane

There is also another line connecting it with the country of South Africa.

 

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