Lobamba
in Hhohho District, Swaziland

How to get there and get around
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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-26.467 and 31.200 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -26° 28' 0" and E 31° 12' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Lilangeni - SZL
Spoken languages:
English, Swati
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:11 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Mbabane
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:33 am and 5:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.897 and -155.126 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hakalau
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Lobamba

Lobamba in Hhohho District with it's 4,557 habitants is a town located in Swaziland a little south of Mbabane, the country's capital town.

Time in Lobamba is now 03:11 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Mbabane with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Lobamba. The closest airport in Swaziland is Matsapha Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South africa at a distance of 86 mi (or 139 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mbabane, Manzini, Piggs Peak, Hlatikulu and Ntfonjeni. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 29th of May 2020

24°C (74 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 30th of May 2020

20°C (67 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 31st of May 2020

23°C (73 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Royal Villas Swaziland

Address
3,8 mi
Main Ezulwini Road
H106 Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mantenga Lodge

Address
2,1 mi
2 Mantenga Falls Road
H106 Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge

Address
1,3 mi
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

uMhlanga (Reed Ceremony), Swaziland 1973

Published: December 12, 2012
Length: 07:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ludo Kuipers

http://ozoutback.com.au Every year at the end of August girls march from the Royal Kraal of Lobamba to Mdutshane to cut reeds to repair the enclosures around the Queen mother's residence, after...


Legends Backpacker Lodge by swazi.travel

Published: April 12, 2009
Length: 56:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darron Raw

Legends Backpacker Lodge is located in the Ezulwini Valley of Swaziland. Visit http://www.swazi.travel for bookings and info. It is ideally located for budget travellers with easy access...


2012 Umhlanga Reed Dance Ceremony, Swaziland (12)

Published: February 11, 2013
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: PeaceOnEarthDotOrg

2012 Umhlanga (Reed Dance) festival at the Royal Village of Ludzidzini, Swaziland.


2012 Umhlanga Reed Dance Ceremony, Swaziland (11)

Published: February 11, 2013
Length: 35:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: PeaceOnEarthDotOrg

2012 Umhlanga (Reed Dance) festival at the Royal Village of Ludzidzini, Swaziland.


Swaziland - Visitor Review

Published: February 07, 2011
Length: 50:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Darron Raw

Footage and reviews of Swaziland - http://www.swazi.travel - with candid comments and funky headcam shots. Explore the Kingdom's landscapes, traditional culture, friendly people, diverse...


Mananga Centre

Published: August 27, 2009
Length: 56:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Kanyadzo Middleton

We offer training, tailor made programs, residential courses and consultancy in; Management Development Programs, Rural Livelihoods, Poverty Reduction and Sustainable development courses, ...


Yebo Art Gallery, Hhohho Swaziland

Published: November 14, 2013
Length: 23:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SJ Walley

Recorded at Yebo! Art & Design, Lobamba, Hhohho, Swaziland. A most beautiful place.


Zuid Afrika 2014 (deel 06)

Published: January 08, 2015
Length: 41:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: FamHariot

Grand Tour Zuid Afrika met Fox (10 november-1 december 2014) deel 6 (Swaziland, Mlilwane, Hluhluwe)


The road to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (Swaziland)

Published: August 03, 2013
Length: 48:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dirk Roelof Dekker

Busdrive from just after the South African border towards the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (Swaziland).


Zuid Afrika 2014 (deel 05)

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 27:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FamHariot

Grand Tour Zuid Afrika met Fox (10 november-1 december 2014) deel 5 (Kruger Park, Swaziland)


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Lobamba

Lobamba is the traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland, seat of the Parliament and residence of the Queen Mother. It is located in the west of the country, in the Ezulwini Valley, 16 km from Mbabane, in the district of Hhohho. Its population is 5,800. Lobamba is famous for two ceremonies: the Reed Dance, celebrated in August and September in honour of the Queen Mother, and the Incwala, in December and January in honour of the King.

Located at -26.4667, 31.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District, Capitals in Africa

Parliament of Swaziland

The Parliament of Swaziland consists of two chambers: The Senate (Indlu yeTimphunga) The House of Assembly The Houses of Parliament are located in Lobamba.

Located at -26.4466, 31.2065 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Swaziland, Parliaments by country, Government of Swaziland, Bicameral legislatures, National legislatures

Somhlolo National Stadium

Somhlolo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lobamba, Swaziland. Built in 1968, it is currently used mostly for football matches. It is named for King Somhlolo, who had moved his people into the region that is now Swaziland about 200 years ago, and is considered the father of the country. The stadium holds 20,000 people.

Located at -26.4429, 31.2056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Swaziland, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums

Mbabane River

The Mbabane River is a river of Swaziland. It flows through Hhohho District in the north-west of the country. The city of Mbabane is located along the river. Tributaries include the Polinjane River.

Located at -26.4333, 31.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Swaziland

Lobamba Lomdzala

Lobamba Lomdzala is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Manzini District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 18,797.

Located at -26.4241, 31.1868 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Manzini District


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lobomba, Lobamba, لوبامبا, Горад Лабамба, Лобамба, لۆبامبا, Lobambo, לובמבה, ロバンバ, ლობამბა, 로밤바, لوباما, 洛班巴