Mbabane
in Hhohho District, Swaziland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-26.317 and 31.133 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -26° 19' 0" and E 31° 7' 59"
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: 09:50 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Mbabane
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:20 am and 5:37 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 Mbabane

Mbabane in Hhohho District with it's 76,218 habitants is located in Swaziland. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Mbabane is now 09:50 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Mbabane with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mbabane. The closest airport in Swaziland is Matsapha Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 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 88 mi (or 142 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lobamba, Manzini, Piggs Peak, Ntfonjeni and Barberton. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 15%
Air Pressure 1020.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

13°C (55 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

19°C (67 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

THE ROYAL SWAZI SUN HOTEL

Address
0,8 mi
MANZINI MAIN ROAD
Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

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


The Place Guest House

Address
1,1 mi
Mantsholo Street
H100 Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

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


THE LUGOGO SUN HOTEL

Address
0,5 mi
MANZINI MAIN ROAD
Mbabane
Swaziland

Time Information

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


HAWANE RESORT

Address
7,1 mi
209 TIMBATINE FARM ROAD
H103 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.

Mbabane Rotary/Salvation Army Msunduza Christmas Party 5

Published: December 10, 2012
Length: 10:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daran Rehmeyer

Annual Christmas party for children from Msunduza sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mbabane. Father Christmas (Tom Dlamini) hands out gifts.


Mbabane Rotary/Salvation Army Msunduza Christmas Party 1

Published: December 08, 2012
Length: 01:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daran Rehmeyer

Annual Christmas party for children from Msunduza sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mbabane.


Mbabane Rotary/Salvation Army Msunduza Christmas Party 4

Published: December 09, 2012
Length: 51:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daran Rehmeyer

Annual Christmas party for children from Msunduza sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mbabane.


CROSSING BORDERS - TRUCK DRIVING IN SWAZILAND AFRICA.

Published: October 22, 2011
Length: 38:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: fiat300pct

The kingdom of Swaziland is one of 2 small independent country's in South Africa. The Swazi currency is called the Emlangeni and is equivalent to the South African Rand. Border control is as...


Swaziland College of Technology Computer Science

Published: July 20, 2012
Length: 55:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bongani magagula


Peace Corps Swaziland - The Rural World - 1 - Culture

Published: March 26, 2013
Length: 20:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peace Corps Swaziland

This video contains several interviews with volunteers discussing their experiences working in a very different culture than their own.


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...


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.


Umhlanga 2009 Reed Dance Swaziland.avi

Published: January 16, 2010
Length: 34:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Vladimir Fedin

Reed Dance Ceremony 2009 in 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.

Mbabane

Mbabane, with an estimated population of 95,000 (2007), is the capital and second largest city in Swaziland. It is located on the Mbabane River and its tributary the Polinjane River in the Mdzimba Mountains. It is located in the district of Hhohho, of which it is also the capital. The average elevation of the city is 1243 meters. The population (estimated) in 1987 was 30,000. It lies on the MR3 road.

Located at -26.3167, 31.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mbabane, Capitals in Africa, Populated places in Hhohho District

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 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District, Capitals in Africa

Ngwenya

Ngwenya is a town in western Swaziland, lying near the border with South Africa, north west of Mbabane, on the MR3 road. The South African town opposite Ngwenya is Oshoek in Mpumalanga province. It is known for its glass factory and artwork. The Malolotja Nature Reserve lies near the town.

Located at -26.22, 31.01 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Swaziland, South Africa–Swaziland border crossings

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 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Swaziland, Parliaments by country, Government of Swaziland, Bicameral legislatures, National legislatures

Waterford Kamhlaba

Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) is one of thirteen international UWC schools and colleges and is located in Mbabane, Swaziland. UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

Located at -26.3029, 31.1041 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Swaziland, International Baccalaureate schools in Swaziland, Educational institutions established in 1963, 1963 establishments in Swaziland, Mbabane

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 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Swaziland, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums

Mhlambanyatsi

Mhlambanyatsi is a town in western Swaziland. It is located 18 kilometres southwest of the capital, Mbabane.

Located at -26.45, 31.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Swaziland

Motjane

Motjane is a town in northwestern Swaziland. It is located on the MR1 route 15 kilometres to the northwest of Mbabane, on a junction with a route crossing into South Africa near the town of Ngwenya. It was reported by The Rudolph Aggregates to have a listed population of under 500 inhabitants

Located at -26.243, 31.053 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Swaziland

Royal Swazi Sun Hotel

The Royal Swazi Sun Hotel is a major entertainment complex in the Ezulwini Valley of Swaziland. Founded in 1965, the complex is located 4 hours from Johannesburg by road. It is home to a casino, a par-72 golf course, and a spa. The golf course has hosted many professional tournaments, and is the venue for two current Sunshine Tour events, the Royal Swazi Sun Open and the Lombard Insurance Classic.

Located at -26.4081, 31.1727 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Casinos completed in 1965, 1965 establishments, Hotels in Swaziland, Casinos in Swaziland, Hotels established in 1965

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 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Swaziland

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is Swaziland's oldest protected area, owned and managed by a non-profit trust. It serves as a headquarters for the Big Game Parks including Mlilwane's sister reserves Hlane Royal National Park and Mkhaya Game Reserve. The Sanctuary covers 4,560 hectares in the Ezulwini Valley or "Valley of Heaven". Formerly a farming and tin mining area, the area has been rehabilitated and is now Swaziland's most frequently visited reserve. Abundant wildlife grace the plains.

Located at -26.44, 31.13 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas of Swaziland

Hawane Nature Reserve

Hawane Nature Reserve was first established in 1978 to protect an area of marsh along the Mbuluzi River. This area included the natural habitat of Kniphofia umbrina, a rare Swaziland endemic red hot poker. When the Hawane dam was built in 1988 to provide Mbabane's water supply, the reserve was expanded to protect the surrounding wetlands. The reserve is managed by the Swaziland National Trust Commission. The reserve's main attraction is its wealth of birdlife.

Located at -26.222, 31.085 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas of Swaziland, Protected areas established in 1978

Ngwenya Mine

The Ngwenya Mine is located on Bomvu Ridge, northwest of Mbabane and near the north-western border of Swaziland. This mine is considered to be the world's oldest. The haematite ore deposit was used in the Middle Stone Age to extract red ochre, while in later times the deposit was mined for iron smelting and iron ore export.

Located at -26.1978, 31.0314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Swaziland, African archaeology, Mines in Swaziland, Surface mines in Swaziland

Hhukwini

Hhukwini is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 9,837.

Located at -26.3197, 31.2222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District

Mbabane East

Mbabane East is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 36,792.

Located at -26.3167, 31.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District

Mbabane West

Mbabane West is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 23,489.

Located at -26.3167, 31.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District

Mhlangatane

Mhlangatane is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 22,421.

Located at -26.305, 31.1147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District

Nkhaba

Nkhaba is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 15,704.

Located at -26.1573, 31.1639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hhohho District

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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Manzini District

Indingilizi Gallery

Indingilizi Gallery is an art gallery in Mbabane, Swaziland, established in 1982. Most of Swaziland's top artists have had their work showcased here. The gallery showcases a range of Swazi art including sculptures, paintings, batiks, mohair, ethnic jewellery and pottery.

Located at -26.3206, 31.1444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums and galleries in Swaziland, Mbabane, 1982 establishments in Swaziland, Art galleries established in 1982

Mbabane Government Hospital

Mbabane Government Hospital is a national hospital in Mbabane, Swaziland. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma worked at this hospital at a paedeatric nurse in the 1980s. In 2007, the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Njabulo Mabuza, banned the media from entering the hospital.

Located at -26.3317, 31.1436 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Swaziland, Mbabane

Mdimba

Mdimba is a mountain and hill range in northwestern Swaziland. Mount Mdimba flanks the eastern side of the Ezulwini Valley. This valley was once the residence of the Swazi royal family and is shrouded in legends and mysteries. The Mdimba hills historically have had strategical importance and contain many caves in which locals would hide during raids. In 1826, the Swazi people retreated into the hills during an attack by the Zulus. The Boers met with the locals of Mdimba on 16 December 1889.

Located at -26.3833, 31.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Swaziland, History of Swaziland

Sibebe Survivor

Sibebe Survivor is a famous annual hike in Mbuluzi, Swaziland, involving a climb to the top of Sibebe, the world's second largest single granite monolith. Initiated by the Rotary Club of Mbabane-Mbuluzi in July 2004, the Sibebe Survivor hike follows a course from Mbuluzi High School to the top of the rock and back. The number of participants has increased annually, with almost 3,300 climbers in 2011.

Located at -26.1541, 31.1017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hiking, Sport in Swaziland, Recurring sporting events established in 2004, 2000s establishments in Swaziland


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mbabane, ምባባኔ, مبابان, Горад Мбабанэ, Мбабане, མ་པ་པན།, مبابانێ, Μπαμπάνε, Mbabano, مبابانه, מבבנה, Mbabàn, Մբաբանե, QMN, ムババーネ, მბაბანე, 음바바네, Mbabanė, अंबाबाने, ਅੰਬਾਬਾਨੇ, مبابین, Mabane, Embabane, இம்பபான், อัมบาบาเน, امبابانی, מבאבאנע, 墨巴本