The Kingdom of Swaziland is located in southern Africa and is almost completely surrounded by South Africa and also shares a small border with Mozambique. Swaziland is run by a Monarchy that rules the 1.4 million people that live in the country. Swaziland gained full independence in 1968.

General Information
Official Name: 
Kingdom of Swaziland, Umbuso weSwatini
Capitol: 
Mbabane
Population: 
1,106,000
Languages: 
English, Swazi
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
17,364
Year of UN Membership: 
1968
Year of Present State Formation: 
1968
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$3.822 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$6,367 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
0.00 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.53
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
50.40
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Landlocked Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
COMESA: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
SACU: Southern African Customs Union
SADC: Southern African Development Community
WCO: World Customs Organization
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
408 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 371-8910/8911/8775
(212) 754-2755
swaziland@un.int

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