The Lord's Move to Africa

Eswatini (Previously Swaziland)

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated December 12, 2022

No table meeting established yet.
No. of saints in church life: 25

Country Profile

Location: Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa Geographical Size: land: 17,204 sq km, water: 160 sq km 
Climate: varies from tropical to near temperate 
Population: 1,087,200 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 0.82% (2018 est.) 
Languages: English (official, used for government business), siSwati (official) 
Religion: Christian 90% (Zionist - a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship - 40%, Roman Catholic 20%, other 30% - includes Anglican, Methodist, Mormon, Jehovah's Witness), Muslim 2%, other 8% (includes Baha'i, Buddhist, Hindu, indigenous, Jewish) (2015 est.) 
Government Type: absolute monarchy 
Capital City: Mbabane (administrative capital); Lobamba (royal and legislative capital) 
Economy: Eswatini depends on South Africa for a majority of its exports and imports. Eswatini's currency is pegged to the South African rand. Sugar and soft drink concentrate are the largest foreign exchange earners. Coal, gold, diamond, and quarry stone mines are small scale. GDP (Purchase power parity): $11.6 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 42,000 (July 2016 est.) Mobile Cellular 995,000 (July 2016 est.), Internet users: 414,724 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA