Eswatini international travel guide

Eswatini

Eswatini is part of Africa with main city at Lobamba. It's usually 🌤️ 23.28 °C in Eswatini with a rainfall of 🌧 123.38 mm. Internet speed in Swaziland is on average 1.4 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Lilangeni. The languages spoken are English and Swati. Automatic teller machines are common in Swaziland. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~23.28 °C   🌧 ~123.38 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Eswatini. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Eswatini.

issued date: November 5, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Swaziland uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type M.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Swati

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Swaziland uses the Swazi lilangeni (symbol: L), code SZL.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 emalangeni. Lilangeni is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 emalangeni and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Swaziland. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Swaziland is on average 1.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Swaziland is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 496.85 SZL, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: MTN or Swazi Mobile. Swaziland uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Swaziland upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Swaziland, dial +, then 268 (the country code for Swaziland), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Swaziland, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Police

190

Ambulance

192

Fire department

193

Last updated: February 12, 2020