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Swaziland


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    • us: Svazilend
    • us: eSwatini
    • us: kaNgwane
    • us: Umbuso weSwatini
    • us: Umboso wakaNgwane
    • us: Kingdom of Swaziland
    • us: Swaziland Government
    • us: Ngwane
    • us: Swasieland
    • us: スワジランド
    • us: Suwajirando
    • us: スワージランド
    • us: Kingdom of eSwatini
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        Country
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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Kingdoms (political administrative bodies)
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Sources

    • found: Svanidze, I.A. Lesoto, Svazilend, 1978.
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996: p. 1227 (Swaziland; Umbuso weSwatini--Kingdom of Swaziland)
    • found: Progress report for on-going capital projects for ... 1999: t.p. (Swaziland Government)
    • found: State opening of Parliament, Mar. 2004: prelim. (Eswatini)
    • found: Omniglot website, 29 July 2005: Africa page (Short local names: eSwatini, kaNgwane; full local name: Umbuso weSwatini, Umbuso wakaNgwane, Kingdom of Swaziland)
    • found: Chan, S. Swaziland's king wants his country to be called eSwatini, in New York times, April 19, 2018, viewed online April 20, 2018 (Swaziland; on Thursday [April 19, 2018] King Mswati III announced the news: The country will henceforth be known as eSwatini, the kingdom's name in the local language; The king had used the name eSwatini in recent years, including in addresses to his country's Parliament, the United Nations General Assembly and the African Union. He said that the kingdom was reverting to its original name, before the advent of British colonization in 1906) {https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/world/africa/swaziland-eswatini-name-change.html}
    • found: GEOnet names server, April 20, 2018 (Swaziland (approved); Kingdom of Swaziland (approved); Swaziland (short); Ngwane (variant); Swasieland (variant); independent political entity; 26°30ʹ00ʺS, 031°30ʹ00ʺE (-26.5, 31.5))
    • found: Wikipedia, April 20, 2018 (Swaziland; or eSwatini, officially the Kingdom of eSwatini, Swazi: Umbuso weSwatini)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, April 20, 2018 (スワジランド = Suwajirando; variants: Swaziland; スワージランド = Suwājirando)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-26: new
    • 2018-06-15: revised
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