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Release 9.145
eSwatini
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Umbuso weSwatini – Kingdom of eSwatini
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Area – 17,364 sq. km
Capital – Mbabane; population, 68,000 (2018). Lobamba is the legislative capital
Major town – Manzini
Currency – Lilangeni (E; plural Emalangeni) of 100 cents; the Lilangeni has a par value with the South African rand, which is also in circulation
Population – 1,468,152 rising at 1.08 per cent a year (2017 est)
Religion – Christian (Zionist 40 per cent, Roman Catholic 20 per cent), Muslim 10 per cent
Language – English, siSwati (both official)
Population density – 78 per sq. km (2016)
Urban population – 23.8 per cent (2018 est)
Median age (years) – 21.4 (2016 est)
National anthem – 'Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati' 'Oh God, Bestower of Blessings on the Swazi'
National day – 6 September (Independence Day)
Death penalty – Retained (last used 1983)
Military expenditure – US$67.3m (2016)
Literacy rate – 94.8 per cent (2015 est)
Gross enrolment ratio (percentage of relevant age group) – primary 112.8 per cent, secondary 66 per cent (2014 est) tertiary 5.3 per cent (2013 est)
Health expenditure (per capita) – US$248 (2014)
Hospital beds (per 1,000 people) – 2.1 (2011)
Life expectancy (years) – 52.1 (2017 est)
Mortality rate – 13.2 (2017 est)
Birth rate – 24 (2017 est)
Infant mortality rate – 48.4 (2017 est)
HIV/AIDS adult prevalence – 27.2 per cent (2016 est)

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