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Swaziland Overview

Swaziland is located in southern Africa and borders Mozambique and South Africa. The Swazis in southern Africa were guaranteed autonomy by Britain at the end of the 19th century and had the status of a protectorate. In 1968, the country became independent. The Swazis sometimes use the name KaNgwane for their country, which refers to […]

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The population of Swaziland

Swaziland

Swaziland, from 2018 officially eSwatini, is a monarchy in southeastern Africa. Swaziland is the region’s smallest state and borders South Africa in the north, west and south, and Mozambique in the east. The capital is Mbabane. The country is bound to South Africa through a customs and currency union. Swaziland became a protectorate in the […]

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Swaziland Population and Language

Swaziland Population and Language

Swaziland’s first residents belonged to the collectors and hunters of the san (formerly called bushmen) and khoikhoi. These were gradually suppressed by immigrant Bantu people beginning in the 15th century. The people who settled in the area were called Swazis, most closely related to the Zulus in South Africa. Today, they constitute a large majority […]

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