Swaziland: Geography#

LocationSouthern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa
Geographic Coordinates26 30 S, 31 30 E -26.5,31.5
Area total: 17,364 sq km
land: 17,204 sq km
water: 160 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 535 km
border countries: Mozambique 105 km, South Africa 430 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Great Usutu River 21 m
highest point: Emlembe 1,862 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Wolfram we are listing mountain list of Geonames only:
According to Geonames: Mlembe 1862 m; Ngwenya 1800 m

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Terrainmostly mountains and hills; some moderately sloping plains
Natural Hazardsdrought
Natural Resourceasbestos, coal, clay, cassiterite, hydropower, forests, small gold and diamond deposits, quarry stone, and talc
Land Usearable land: 10.08%
permanent crops: 0.86%
other: 89.06% (2011)
Climatevaries from tropical to near temperate
Irrigated Land498.5 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources4.51 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssueslimited supplies of potable water; wildlife populations being depleted because of excessive hunting; overgrazing; soil degradation; soil erosion
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection
signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea
Large CitiesManzini; Mbabane; Big Bend; Malkerns; Nhlangano
Important Cities
Geography-notelandlocked; almost completely surrounded by South Africa