Swaziland

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Swaziland

Kingdom of Swaziland

Africa

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Geography

Area: 17,364 sq km

Small, landlocked enclave between Mozambique and South Africa.

Population: 1,201,904    Annual Growth: 1.34%

Capital: Mbabane

Urbanites: 25.5%

HDI Rank: 142 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 12 (8% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: siSwati, English    Languages: 8 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians1,017,77284.681.6
Evangelicals301,80125.10.2

Prayercast

Challenges for Prayer

Protestant foreign workers. Most are evangelical; the largest agencies are AoG, CoN, CCCI, University Bible Fellowship. The majority are heavily committed to institutional programmes and to radio ministry, and only a minority are in direct church development or AIDS-related work. Pray that expatriate and national Christians would work together to effectively serve the nation and build the Church.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Swaziland.