Country Profiles


Capital :Mbabane

Land Area : 17,363 sq km

Head of Government : Prime Minister The Hon Absalom T. Dlamini (since 14 November 2003)

Population :1,173,900 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official, government business conducted in English), siSwati (official)

Major Religion(s) : Zionist (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship) 40%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, Anglican, Bahai, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish and other 30%

Date of Joining : 1968


Articles in CHRI Newsletter :
Summer 2001