Geography and history

Hhohho is a province situated in the country of Swaziland. This province is located in the northern parts of the country and has a total population of approximately 270 000. This 3 569 km² area of land borders the Lubombo and Manzini Provinces.

The capital city of this province, and also the capital of the country, is Mbabane. This attractive city situated in the Ezulwini Valley offers many shops, local products and even traditional Swazi medicine. The very popular and picturesque resort of Piggs Peak is also located in this province. Tourists can explore the unspoilt lands of Africa here whilst on game drives.


The Hhohho Province has loads of cosy affordable tourist accommodation available for tourists who would like to stay over. Facilities in the area include the following – bed and breakfasts, hotels, self-catering units, camping sites and guest houses. Please view our accommodation directory for a complete list of places to stay in the area.


Thanks to the busy city of Mbabane, the Hhohho Province is doing very well with regards to their business industry. There are many souvenirs, products, shops and excellent restaurants in the area to choose from. Please see our business directory for more information on all the businesses in the region. Activities and attractions in this province are all nature inspired with the many nature reserves and game parks in the area. For a list of things to do, please go to our activities directory.