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After the Anglo-Boer War, Swaziland was a British protectorate from 1903 until 1967. It regained its independence on 6 September 1968.

As of 2013, Swaziland has an estimated life expectancy of 50 years.

  • Swaziland is a land locked country.
  • Swaziland has largest boundary with South Africa which is approximately 430 km.
  • Swaziland has shortest boundary with Mozambique which is approximately 105 km.
  • The largest export partner of Swaziland is .
  • The largest import partner of Swaziland is .

Tourist Attraction#

Green hills give way to a wide river valley in landlocked Swaziland.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Swaziland is Purple-crested turaco.

Purple-crested turaco, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Purple-crested turaco
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaziland unter CC