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  • Official Name: Kingdom of Swaziland
  • Government Type: Monarchy
  • Capital: Mbabane
  • Other Major Cities/Regions: Lobamba, Lavumisa, Piggs peak, Mhlume
  • Size: 17,363 sq km
  • Climate: varies from tropical to near temperate
  • Terrain: mostly mountains and hills; some moderately sloping plains
  • Population: 1,133,000
  • Ethnic Groups: African 97%, European 3%
  • Religion: Zionist 40% (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship), Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, other (includes Anglican, Bahai, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish) 30%
  • Language: English (official, government business conducted in English), siSwati (official)