Swaziland is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, bordering South Africa and Mozambique. The country is very small, with only 120 miles between its northern and southern borders. Meanwhile, the country is about 81 miles from the eastern border to the western border.
The country is filled with mostly ethnic Swazis, who speak their own language. English is the most commonly spoken second language in the country. The country has been independent since 1968, gaining its independence from the United Kingdom. They now have a head of state, the king, who appoints representatives for parliament as well as the Prime Minister. They also hold elections every five years.
Farming is the biggest economy, employing 75% of the population. A majority of the population lives on less than $1.25 USD per day. The country has had a massive problem with HIV infections, affecting over a quarter of adults in the country. That number rises to over half of adults in their 20s.