What is the Latitude and Longitude on Swaziland?
Latitude of Swaziland is:-26.5 and Longitude of Swaziland is: 31.5
Swaziland is a country located in South Africa. Settlement in this country has been found dating back to as early as Stone Age. Khoisan hunter-gatherers were the first residents of the country. United Kingdom colonized the country before Swaziland gained independence in 1968. it is a member of Commonwealth of Nations. The Government of Swaziland is an Absolute Monarchy.
Swaziland is located at the geographical coordinates of 26.5 south and 31.5 East. It is spread across an area of 17,364 square kilometres. The total population of the country according to 2009 census is 1,185,000. Swaziland shares its boundaries with Mozambique in the east and South Africa in the south and west. Lebombo Mountains runs along its border with Mozambique and South Africa.
Swaziland is completely landlocked. The geography of the country is characterized by mountains, savannas in the eastern region of the country and rainforests in the northwest. There are also many rivers which drain Swaziland, the largest of which is the Great Usuthu River. The climatic conditions in the country are accompanied with hot summers and mild winters. Abundance of rainfall falls in the summer season.
Agriculture, forestry and mining form the backbone of the country's economy. Agriculture employs more than 70% of the population. The education system in the country is being paid special attention by the government and efforts are being made to maximize the literacy rate.
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