Articles in Swaziland ( 95 )

95 Articles of interest in Swaziland

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  • Mbabane

    Mbabane (/(əm)bɑˈbɑn(i)/, Swazi: ÉMbábáne), with an estimated population of 94,874 (2010), is the capital and largest city in Swaziland. It is located on the Mbabane River and its tributary the Polinjane River in the Mdzimba Mountains. It is located…

  • 1986 Mozambican Tupolev Tu-134 crash

    The Mozambican presidential Tupolev Tu-134A-3 aircraft crashed just inside South African territory on 19 October 1986. The aircraft was carrying Mozambican president Samora Machel and 43 other occupants on a flight from Mbala in Zambia to the Mozamb…

  • Lobamba

    Lobamba is the traditional, spiritual, and legislative capital city of Swaziland, seat of the Parliament, and residence of the Ntombi, the Queen Mother. Mswati III lives about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) away at the Lozitha Palace.

  • Manzini, Swaziland

    Manzini (formerly known as Bremersdorp) is a city in Swaziland; it is the capital of Swaziland's Manzini District. The city is the country's second largest urban centre behind Mbabane, with a population of 78,000 (2008). It is known as "The Hub" of …

  • Geography of Swaziland

    Swaziland is a country in Southern Africa, lying between Mozambique and South Africa. The country is located at the geographic coordinates (26°30′S31°30′E). Swaziland has an area of 17,363 square kilometres, of which 160 are water.

  • King Mswati III International Airport

    King Mswati-III International Airport, (IATA: SHO, ICAO: FDSK) originally named Sikhuphe International Airport, is an airport in Swaziland. It is planned to replace Matsapha Airport, which serves largely as a charter airport for small regional carri…

  • Waterford Kamhlaba

    Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) is one of thirteen international UWC schools and colleges and is located in Mbabane, Swaziland.

  • Lebombo Mountains

    The Lebombo Mountains, also called Lubombo Mountains (Portuguese: Montes Libombos), are an 800 km long, narrow range of mountains in Southern Africa. They stretch from Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal in the south to Punda Maria in the Limpopo Province in …

  • Komati River

    The Komati River (also called Incomati River) is a river in South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique. It is 480 kilometres (298 mi) long, with a drainage basin 50,000 square kilometres (19,300 sq mi) in size. Its mean annual discharge is 111 m³/s (3,9…

  • Hhohho Region

    Hhohho is a region of Swaziland, located in the north western part of Swaziland from the north and running southwards to the centre, Hhohho was named after the capital of King Mswati II, who expanded the Swazi territory to the north and west, taking…

  • Border Cave

    Border Cave is a rock shelter on the western scarp of the Lebombo Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal near the border between South Africa and Swaziland. Border Cave has a remarkably continuous stratigraphic record of occupation spanning about 200 ka. Anatom…

  • Simunye

    Simunye (pop:5,633) is a town in eastern Swaziland about 30 kilometres from the border with South Africa. It lies slightly west of the Lubombo Mountains, about 55 north-east of Siteki.

  • Nhlangano

    Nhlangano is the fourth largest town in Swaziland. It is the capital of the southern district of Shiselweni. The town was formerly known as Goedgegun, but the name was changed to Nhlangano, meaning "the meeting place". Nhlangano is located beside th…

  • Amsterdam, Mpumalanga

    Amsterdam is a small sheep farming town in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Other than large sheep farms, there are large plantations of gum, pine and wattle trees in the area.

  • Matsapha

    Matsapha is a town in central Swaziland. The Matsapha urban boundary is defined in the Urban Government Act of 1969 and it was amended in 2012 and it covers an area approximately 2000 hectares. Matsapha was established as an industrial park in 1965 …

  • Somhlolo National Stadium

    Somhlolo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lobamba, Swaziland. Built in 1968, it is currently used mostly for football matches. It is named for King Somhlolo, who had moved his people into the region that is now Swaziland about 200 year…

  • Shiselweni Region

    Shiselweni is a region of Swaziland, located in the southwest of the country. It has an area of 3,786.71 km² and a population of 208,454 (2007), and is divided into 14 tinkhundla. Its administrative center is Nhlangano.

  • Ngwenya Mine

    The Ngwenya Mine is located on Bomvu Ridge, northwest of Mbabane and near the north-western border of Swaziland. This mine is considered to be the world's oldest.

  • Mbuzini

    Mbuzini is a village in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. Situated near to the borders of Mozambique and Swaziland.

  • Manzini Region

    Manzini is a region of Swaziland, located in the center-west of the country. It has an area of 4,093.59 km² and a population of 319,530 (2007), and is divided into 16 tinkhundla. Its administrative center is Manzini. It borders all three other regio…

  • Lubombo Region

    Lubombo is a region of Swaziland, located in the east of the country. It has an area of 5,849.11 km² and a population of 207,731 (2007). Its administrative center is Siteki. It borders all three other regions: Hhohho to the north, Manzini to the wes…

  • Ingwavuma

    Ingwavuma is a town in the Umkhanyakude District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. It is unclear where the name of the town came from; one theory is that it was named after the Ngwavuma River while another is that there was a lea…

  • Samora Machel Monument

    The Samora Machel Monument in Mbuzini, near Komatipoort in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, marks the spot where the plane carrying the then-President of Mozambique crashed in 1986. It was declared a National Heritage Site in 2006.

  • Namaacha

    Namaacha or Naamacha is a town in southern Mozambique, lying 80 kilometers west of Maputo on the border with Swaziland. It is located in the Lebombos area.

  • Maguga Dam

    The Maguga Dam is a dam on the Komati River in Swaziland. It is 115 metres high and is located 11 kilometres south of Piggs Peak.