Swaziland

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Swaziland Country Facts

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  • Independence gained from the United Kingdom on 6 September 1968
  • Constitution: Adopted 26 July 2005
  • Monarchy:
  •      Mswati III: 1986– present
  •      Ntombi laTwala: 1983 – 1986
  •      Queen Dzeliwe: 1982 – 1983
  •      Sobhuza II,: 1921 – 1982
  • Population: 1.4 million (2013 estimate) with growth rate of 1.17%
  • HDI rank: 0.536 (2013)