Enjoy the Beauty of a Natural African City!
The City of Manzini, otherwise known as the Kingdom’s Hub, is the commercial mecca of the Kingdom of Eswatini, Southern Africa. In fact, it is where the first economic and commercial activities of the Kingdom began over 100 years ago. Because of its central location, the city has over the centuries remained the most convenient trading zone for people coming from all four regions of the country.
Despite a constantly growing population, the city’s security agents, including the Royal Eswatini Police Service, have over the years been able to ensure that the marvelous city is one of the safest to visit or live in. When one holds a conversation with the older generation about Manzini, they have so much to say about the great strides that have over the decades been achieved, not only in terms of improving the face of the city but also giving it a warm and welcoming feel to visitors.
When one descends upon the City of Manzini they are welcomed by a stunning scenic view characterized by green vegetation and African modern buildings; not to mention the welcoming smiles from the thousands of people who cram the city on a daily basis for shopping, work, school and business.
The number of tourist coaches which descend the city almost on a daily basis is enough evidence on how Manzini has claimed her spot in the world map as a tourist destination. For people who are visiting the city for the first time, the municipal council here has in the past few years proven to be handy with regard to provision of tourism and general information about the city. Visit the City of Manzini and enjoy the beauty of a natural African city.
Mingle and enjoy the warmth of the ever smiling people. Satiate your shopping appetite from the variety of shopping outlets which offer both modern and traditional products. You also have the option of spending the night or more in the city, making use of its excellent accommodation facilities which also offer guests an haute cuisine. Visit Manzini, have a feel of the true spirit of Africanism, the spirit of ubuntu”. Enjoy a Royal African experience.
Quick Facts About Manzini
Southern Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, centrally located
The night time population is about 35,000 people whilst duing the day it ballons to approximately 100,000
Native language is siSwati but most citizens understand and are able to speak English
Distance from Capital City
Only 38 kilometres (around 35 minutes drive)
Distance from Maputo, Mozambique
180 kilometres (about 3 hours drive)
Distance from Johannesburg, South Africa
397 kilometres (about 4 hours drive)
Distance from South Africa's Mbombela Nelspruit
219 kilometres (about 2 hour 30 minutes drive)
Lilangeni (singular), Emalangeni (plural). The currency is equally pegged to the South African Rand. In fact, the Rand is acceptable in all shops in Eswatini and Manzini city in particular
Municipal Council of Manzini Offices
Located at the corner of Ngwane/Nkoseluhlaza and Mhlakuvane streets. Telephone number: (+268) 2508 5000
24/7 Call Centre: 800 2004/+268 25057000
How to Say 'Hello' in Siswati
Say “Sawubona” (singular) or “Sanibonani” (plural)
Summer temperatures can rise from 19 degrees Celsius up to 29 degrees Celsius while in winter they can drop as far as 10 degrees Celsius or below.
The winter season normally runs from June to August while summer is from December to April. The rest is spring and Autumn. The summer season is normally characterized by rainfall and thunderstorm.