Shiselweni Region

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Shiselweni Region
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Map of Swaziland showing Shiselweni district
Map of Swaziland showing Shiselweni district
Coordinates: 27°00′S 31°40′E / 27.000°S 31.667°E / -27.000; 31.667
Country Swaziland
Capital Nhlangano
Government
 • Regional Administrator Mr Paul S Dlamini
 • Regional Secretary Mr Mshiyeni Dlamini
Area
 • Total 3,786.71 km2 (1,462.06 sq mi)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 208,454
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)

Shiselweni is a region of Swaziland, located in the southwest of the country. It has an area of 3,786.71 km² and a population of 208,454 (2007), and is divided into 14 tinkhundla. Its administrative center is Nhlangano. It borders Lubombo in the northeast and Manzini Region in the northwest.

Religion[edit]

Baitul Hadi mosque, Hlatikulu.

Christianity and Islam are main religions in the region.

Coordinates: 27°00′S 31°40′E / 27.000°S 31.667°E / -27.000; 31.667