Things to know about the Kingdom of Eswatini


Eswatini Flag Eswatini is a landlocked country located in South Africa. It considered being one of the smallest countries in Africa. It is Africa's last absolute monarchy. Eswatini is rich in natural resources. Minerals, rocks, small diamonds and ore deposits found here. Despite this, Eswatini has not made much progress due to the low age expected there.

The literacy rate is also higher here than in other African countries, yet about 69% of the population lives in poverty. Eswatini currently has many problems. The HIV / AIDS rate is 26% worldwide. Also, there are many problems with soil and drinking water. That is why there is a growth rate of 1.5% per year.

King of Eswatini

Mswati III is the king of Eswatini. He belongs to the Swazi Royal Family and is also its head. He was born on April 19, 1968. In 1983, he introduced as the crowned prince and on April 25, 1986, he was declared the crown prince. His age was 18 years and six days old. Mswati has many wives. That's why he is known as polygamy. He currently has 15 wives.

Swaziland renamed as Eswatini

There are very few people in the world who have been able to change the name of a nation. But King. Mswati has this honour. Mswati is an absolute monarch. He made this announcement in the stadium on the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence and surprised the people; He said that Swaziland had renamed as “The Kingdom of Eswatini”. The word Eswatini means land of Swazi's. The reason for the name change is that whenever one of us goes abroad, people call our country, Switzerland, which confuses.

Two Capitals of Eswatini

There are only a few countries in the world that can claim to have two capitals. Eswatini is one of those countries. Eswatini has a total population of only 1.1 million, But its two capitals are Mbabane and Lobamba.
• Lobamba: Swaziland's independence declared in Lobamba in 1968. Its total population is about 11,000.
• Mbabane: Mbabane (Eswatini's second capital) was built-in 1887. It named after the local chief, Mbabane Kunene.

Tourist Attraction (Things to do in Eswatini)

It is a small destination in Africa, but many places make a home in the heart. If you are interested in wildlife, mountain biking, adventure activities and cultural activities, then you must visit Eswatini. Here you will find the Ezulwini valley, a breath-taking view between the mountains and the rolling plains. You can also consider Royal Swazi Sun Casino as your first stop where you will have an excellent opportunity to see the tradition, culture and history of the people of Swazis.