About eSwatini


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  • eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, is bordered by Mozambique on the east side and South Africa on the other three sides.
  • eSwatini has a population of 1.3 million.
  • The population is primarily ethnic Swazis, whose language is siSwati.
  • eSwatini’s climate and topography are diverse, ranging from a cool and mountainous highveld to a hot and dry lowveld.
  • The country exports sugar and many Swazis work in South Africa and send their earnings home.
  • eSwatini has the highest rate of HIV infection rate at 28%.
  • 45% of the population is 18 or younger with a life expectancy of 49 years.
  • 69% of the country is in extreme poverty. An average working Swati is supporting 13 others.
  • 18% of the population is orphaned/vulnerable.
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