Geography in Swaziland

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Swaziland

Geography in Swaziland


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:SZ
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Area in Swaziland


Surface area

17 360 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 233 (33,91%); 48 in Africa from 56 (16,07%)

Land area

17 200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 154 in the world of 230 (33,48%); 47 in Africa from 54 (14,81%)

Territorial waters

160 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 153 (11,76%); 36 in Africa from 40 (12,50%)

Land use in Swaziland


Land area

17 200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 154 in the world of 230 (33,48%); 47 in Africa from 54 (14,81%)

Agricultural land

71,05 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 21 in the world of 208 (90,38%); 11 in Africa from 53 (81,13%)
12 220 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 138 in the world of 209 (34,45%); 47 in Africa from 54 (14,81%)
0,950 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 45 in the world of 207 (78,74%); 24 in Africa from 52 (55,77%)
7,86 % (1,57 % annual) ↗
min: 0,950; max: 4,17; max-min: 3,23 (77,26%); mid: 2,56;
-1,61 (-169,84%)

Arable land

10,17 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 107 in the world of 206 (48,54%); 27 in Africa from 53 (50,94%)
1 750 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 206 (31,55%); 46 in Africa from 53 (15,09%)
0,136 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 206 (51,94%); 36 in Africa from 53 (33,96%)
7,86 % (1,57 % annual) ↗
min: 0,136; max: 0,357; max-min: 0,221 (61,96%); mid: 0,247;
-0,111 (-81,44%)

Forest area

34,07 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 92 in the world of 205 (55,61%); 21 in Africa from 53 (62,26%)
3,92 % (0,785 % annual) ↘
min: 27,44; max: 34,07; max-min: 6,63 (19,45%); mid: 30,76;
3,31 (9,73%)
5 860 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 134 in the world of 206 (35,44%); 40 in Africa from 54 (27,78%)
3,92 % (0,785 % annual) ↘
min: 4 720; max: 5 860; max-min: 1 140 (19,45%); mid: 5 290;
570 (9,73%)
0,455 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 204 (60,78%); 23 in Africa from 52 (57,69%)
3,63 % (0,726 % annual) ↗
min: 0,455; max: 0,547; max-min: 0,092 (16,77%); mid: 0,501;
-0,046 (-10,08%)

Terrestrial protected areas

4,02 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 168 in the world of 204 (18,14%); 45 in Africa from 53 (16,98%)
691,44 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 202 (23,27%); 44 in Africa from 51 (15,69%)
0,0003124 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 79 in the world of 202 (61,39%); 13 in Africa from 51 (76,47%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Swaziland


Length of land borders

546 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 137 in the world of 166 (18,07%); 47 in Africa from 49 (6,12%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 43 in Africa from 49 (14,29%)

Elevation in Swaziland


mean elevation

305 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 163 (31,29%); 35 in Africa from 48 (29,17%)

lowest point

21 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 73 (50,68%); 14 in Africa from 24 (45,83%)

highest point

1 862 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 232 (45,26%); 36 in Africa from 56 (37,50%)

Main parameters in Swaziland


Population

1 286 970 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 233 (33,48%); 47 in Africa from 56 (17,86%)
7,29 % (1,46 % annual) ↘
min: 349 233; max: 1 286 970; max-min: 937 737 (72,86%); mid: 818 102;
468 869 (36,43%)

Surface area

17 360 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 233 (33,91%); 48 in Africa from 56 (16,07%)

Population density

74,82 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 230 (42,61%); 22 in Africa from 54 (61,11%)
7,29 % (1,46 % annual) ↘
min: 20,79; max: 74,82; max-min: 54,04 (72,22%); mid: 47,81;
27,02 (36,11%)

Population growth rate

1,40 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 216 (59,72%); 47 in Africa from 54 (14,81%)
18,65 % (3,73 % annual) ↗
min: 0,530; max: 4,34; max-min: 3,81 (87,79%); mid: 2,44;
-1,04 (-74,44%)

Surface area

1,35 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 233 (43,35%); 22 in Africa from 56 (62,50%)
7,86 % (1,57 % annual) ↗
min: 1,35; max: 4,97; max-min: 3,62 (72,86%); mid: 3,16;
-1,81 (-134,21%)