Mbabane Tourism, Swaziland

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Mbabane (/(əm)bɑˈbɑn(i)/, Swazi: ÉMbábáne) is the capital and largest city in Swaziland. With an estimated population of 94,874 (2010), it is located on the Mbabane River and its tributary the Polinjane River in the Mdzimba Mountains. It is located in the Hhohho Region, of which it is also the capital. The average elevation of the city is 1243 meters. The population (estimated) in 1987 was 30,000. It lies on the MR3 road.


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Facts and Stats for Mbabane*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mbabane

    Know the pollution level of Mbabane before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Mbabane: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mbabane for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mbabane.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Mbabane - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25.86 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.75 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.38 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 69.85 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mbabane

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mbabane

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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