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Swaziland

Time Difference: EST + 6 hours   Current Time and Date in Swaziland
Currency: Currency Converter  – Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)
Travel Advisory: State Department Report Swaziland
US Embassy in Swaziland: swaziland.usembassy.gov

Kingdom of Swaziland and sometimes called Ngwane or Swatini, is a landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered to the north, south and west by South Africa, and to the east by Mozambique. The nation, as well as its people, is named after the 19th-century king Mswati II. Swaziland is a small country, no more than 200 kilometers (120 mi) north to south and 130 kilometers (81 mi) east to west. The western half is mountainous, descending to a lowveld region to the east. The eastern border with Mozambique and South Africa is dominated by the escarpment of the Lebombo Mountains. The climate is temperate in the west, but may reach 40 °C (104 °F) in summer in the lowveld. Rainfall occurs mainly in the summer and may reach 2 meters (6.6 ft) in the west. 

Health: CDC Swaziland
What to Pack
Weather: Swaziland Weather
Communications: Dial 011 followed by country code 268

Travel Requirements 

  • Passport
  •  Visa is NOT required for all US Passport Holders, if you are not a US Passport holder; please consult the embassy in your region.
  • Proof of immunization (Yellow Fever)

Diplomatic Missions

Embassy of Swaziland
Embassy of Swaziland in Washington, DC.

CLIMATE

Warm seasonDecember to March with an average daily high temperature above 81°F.
Cold season:  June to July with an average daily high temperature below 73°F.
Official Languages: English and Swati

 

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