Quick facts on Swaziland

Map of Swaziland
Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Area – 17,363 km² (6,704 square miles)

Population – 1.1 Million (2013)

Capital – Mbabane

National Currency – Lilangeni (SZL) –singular; Emalangeni - plural

GDP per Capita – US$3,548 (2013)

GDP Growth rate – 2.8% (2013)

Income Group – Lower Middle Income

Average Inflation (2013/14) – 5.6%

Merchandise Exports – US$ 1.8bn (2013)

Merchandise Imports – US$ 1.8bn (2013)

Prime Rate – 8.75% (2014)

Language – SiSwati, English

Literacy rate – 89% (2013)