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Mbabane at a Glance
1999

Country

Kingdom of Swaziland
Population 912,876 (1997)
Size 17,363 sq Km
Status of Mbabane Capital City & Administrative Centre
Size of Municipal Area: 8,035 hectares
Population 58,063 (1996)
Mean Annual Rainfall: 1,406 mm
Mean Minimum Temp: 4.5 deg. C
Mean Maximum Temp: 25 deg. C
Climate Wet summers, dry winters
Mean Altitude 1,200 m. above sea level
Roads: Tarred - 91 km.
Gravel - 51 km.
Currency: Lilangeni - Plural Emalangeni which
abbreviates to E.
The Lilangeni is on par with the South African Rand
Rateable Properties: 5,067
Rates Contribution 31% Government
69% Private Sector
Private Rates Contribution: 57% Residential
43& Commercial
Value of Land: E 579,176,002
Value of Improvements E 913,344,000
City Budget 1999/2000 FY E   24,785,000
Road Distances to Main Centres
Matsapha

30

km
Manzini 40 km
Maputo, Mozambique 220 km
Richards Bay, RSA 343 km
Johannesburg, RSA 371 km
Durban, RSA 635 km
Cape Town, RSA 1662 km
Gaborone, Botswana 718 km
Meseru, Lesotho 736 km
Harare, Zimbabwe 1234 km
Lusaka, Zambia 1741 km

 


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