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Interesting Facts about Eswatini

Eswatini Interesting Facts

Eswatini, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini, is a country in Africa. Here are some interesting facts about Eswatini:

  • The Eswatini flag and coat of arms was adopted on October 6, 1968, in honor of Eswatini.
  • The Eswatini is one of the few surviving absolute monarchies in the world and the last one in Africa.
  • The second-largest monolith (single piece of rock) in the world, after Uluru in Australia, is Sibebe Rock in Eswatini.
  • The well-known "big five" animals - the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalo can be seen in Eswatini.
  • Eswatini hosts the Umhlanga, also known as the reed dance, every year. The celebration attracts tens of thousands of women from across the nation.
  • After The Gambia, Eswatini is the second-smallest country in continental Africa with 17,364 square kilometers.
  • Eswatini has no access to the ocean.
  • One of the rare places on earth where both black and white rhinos may be found is Eswatini.
  • The oldest mine in the world is thought to be the Ngwenya Mine in Eswatini.
  • There are two capitals in Eswatini. The national capital is Lobamba, whereas the administrative capital is Mbabane.
  • More than 3,6 billion years have passed since the formation of the mountains of Eswatini's Malolotja Nature Reserve.
  • South Africa (438 km/272 mi) and Mozambique (108 km/67 km) are Eswatini neighbors to the north, west, and south.
  • Additionally, Eswatini is the second-least populous nation in Africa.
  • Emlembe is Eswatinis highest peak.
  • Formerly known as Swaziland, Eswatini.
  • Eswatini two official languages are English and Swati.
  • The Swazi Lilangeni (SZL) is Eswatinis official currency.
  • The majority of people in Eswatini, about 90%, are Christians.
  • In Eswatini, football is the most popular sport.
  • The king is not permitted to select his successor in Eswatini.
  • Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, shares borders with South Africa and Mozambique.

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