Geography and history

Manzini is a province situated in the country of Swaziland. This province is located in the western parts of the country and has a population of approximately 300 000 residents. It borders the remaining three provinces – Hhohho, Lubombo and Shiselweni. Its capital town of Manzini also serves as the administrative centre for the province.

The capital town of Manzini is the commercial hub of the country as there are many industrial complexes and shopping centres in the area. The Matsapha International Airport is located just 8 km from Manzini. The town of Lobamba houses the National Museum, the Embo State Palace and the Houses of Parliament. It is considered to be the cultural and royal hub of the country.


The province of Manzini offers a great variety of visitor accommodation options. Tourists can choose between one of many self-catering units, bed and breakfasts, hotels, guest houses and camping facilities. Please go to our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.


The business community of the Manzini Province is very prosperous thanks to its agricultural and cultural industries. There are loads of stalls, shops, products and high quality restaurants to choose from in the area. Please visit our business directory for a full list of businesses in the area. Activities and attractions in this province are mostly outdoor-related. For more information on all the things to do in the area, please see our activities directory.