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Swaziland Flag

We carry authentic Swaziland Flags in both indoor and outdoor varieties. Our flags are proudly made in the United States from durable nylon and are printed with vibrant long-lasting inks. The Swaziland national flag is often displayed at embassies, outside of businesses associated with Swaziland, and at the homes of people who take great pride in their Swaziland heritage.

Our indoor flags are finished with a pole hem and your choice of with or without golden fringe. Gold fringe is the traditional way to display an indoor flag, however, some people choose without fringe for a simple and clean look that is also less expensive. If you are looking for a complete indoor presentation set, our Build Your Own Indoor International Flag Set program allows you to select a durable nylon indoor Swaziland Flag and choose between premium quality poles, bases, and ornaments, and tassel. For indoor applications, most buyers choose a 3ft. x 5ft. flag with an 8ft. pole, however, if you have a low ceiling, you may opt for a 7ft. pole, which is designed to work with drop ceilings. If you are looking for a very substantial international flag display, our 4ft. x 6ft. indoor flags can be paired with a 9ft. pole for our largest indoor display option.

Our outdoor international flags are finished with a canvas header and brass grommets and are offered in four sizes: 2ft. x 3ft., 3ft. x 5ft., 4ft. x 6ft., and 5ft. x 8ft., to fit any sized flagpole. Typically, outdoor flags are flown outside of government organizations, businesses, and institutions on in-ground and wall-mount flagpoles, however, some people also buy these flags to display their international pride at home. If you are looking for a wall-mount Swaziland flag set to display outside of your home, our Build Your Own Outdoor International Flag Set program will allow you to choose between premium quality 6ft. poles and brackets to display the Swaziland Flag on your front porch. Outdoor flags can also be displayed indoors on interior walls of your home with screws anchored in the wall to attach to the grommets.

In addition to the flags we offer for purchase, we maintain an archive of the audio and lyrics of the Swaziland National Anthem, historical information about the Swaziland flag, demographic data about Swaziland, and free high resolution images of the Swaziland flag for use in projects and on websites.

Regardless of your application, we are looking forward to working with you to provide the required flags, flagpoles, and hardware for your application. If you need assistance, please reach out to us by phone, email, or chat, and we will be happy to help.



History of the Swaziland Flag

The Swaziland Flag features three horizontal bands in the colors of blue, red, and blue. The red band has yellow borders and is also double the width of the blue bands. In the center of the red band is a black and white "Nguni Shield" that is covering two spears and a staff (which is a long stick used as support or as a weapon). The staff is decorated with feathered tassels, known as "injobo." The blue color on the Swaziland Flag represents peace and stability, the red color represents the country’s past struggle, the yellow color represents the mineral wealth and resources of the country, and the black and white color of the shield represents the black and white people of the country living in peace and unity.

The shield, spears and staff represent the protection from the country’s enemies. The Swaziland flag was first risen on April 25th, 1967 following the pledge of oath that was taken by the King and was officially adopted on October 6th, 1968 which was exactly one month after Swaziland gained independence from the British on September 6th, 1968.

Swaziland is the smallest country in Africa. It is a landlocked country that shares borders with Mozambique and South Africa (the majority being South Africa). Swaziland is also known as "Ngwane" or "Swatini." Swaziland's name is derived from King Mswati, who was considered to be the greatest fighting King after a battle with the Zulu tribes for the throne and "Swazi" is an anglicized version of his name. The largest and capital city is called Mbabane. Swaziland is the only country in Africa that still has an absolute monarchy. The country is ruled by the King and a Queen Mother. The King is considered to be the "father of the nation" and is known as "Ngwenyama" (which translates as lion). The Queen mother is considered to be the "mother of the nation" and is known as "Ndlovukazi" (which translates as elephant). The current King is King Mswati III, who has ruled since 1986.

Swaziland's economy is reliant on agriculture, forestry, and mining. Tourism contributes slightly to the economy. The most visited site in Swaziland is the "Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary" which is the oldest protected area in the country. It is located in Ezulwini Valley (also known as Valley of Heaven) and is home to much wildlife. The "Malolotja National Park" is also very visited as it is home to some of the oldest mountains in the world and approximately 300 bird species. The Swazi Cultural village is popular with tourists as the small village displays the ancient traditions and styles of life before Swaziland became a British Protectorate in 1903. The village consists of 16 huts, Kraals, and byres for the livestock all made with traditional material, such as poles, grass, reeds, earth, and dried cow dung. As well as these, Swaziland is also home to the "Ngwenya Mine" which is the world's oldest mine and to the famous "Swazi Market" that can be found in the capital of Mbabane.

Geographic Coordinates
26 30 S, 31 30 E
Area
17,364 sq km
Population
1,354,051
Life Expectancy
47.97 years
Government Type
Monarchy
Capital
Mbabane
GDP
$5.882 billion (2009 est.)
Unemployment
40% (2006 est.)
Currency
Lilangeni (SZL)
Calling Code
+268
Internet TLD
.sz

Swaziland National Anthem

Nkulunkulu Mnikati wetibusiso temaSwati

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Lyrics

O Lord our God, bestower of the blessings of the Swazi;
We give Thee thanks for all our good fortune;
We offer thanks and praise for our King
And for our fair land, its hills and rivers.

Thy blessings be on all rulers of our Country;
Thine alone is our Lord;
We pray Thee to grant us wisdom without deceit or malice.
Establish and fortify us, Lord Eternal.

Download Swaziland Flag Images

We offer free images of the Swaziland Flag in four sizes (small, medium, large, and high resolution). These images are distributed royalty free for both personal and educational use and are ideal for use in projects and on websites. If you choose to use one of our images, attribution is appreciated, but not required.

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