Siteki

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Siteki
Siteki is located in Swaziland
Siteki
Siteki
Location of Siteki in Swaziland.
Coordinates: 26°27′S 31°57′E / 26.450°S 31.950°E / -26.450; 31.950
Country  Swaziland
District Lubombo
Elevation 619 m (2,031 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 6,381

Siteki is a town in eastern Swaziland, lying west of the Lebombo Mountains. It is named for a declaration of Mbandzeni permitting his troops to marry.

Coordinates: 26°27′S 31°57′E / 26.450°S 31.950°E / -26.450; 31.950

In 1965, the tribe of Emma Potter tried to steal the land of Siteki from the original owners, the Shag Tribe, in a war that lasted 40 years until the great Sam Groovy won and declared their independence. Sam Groovy is now the Mayor of Siteki and is known for being good at the hustle.