Touring Lobamba in Swaziland
Lobamba in the region of Hhohho with its 4,557 citizens is located in Swaziland - some 11 mi or ( 18 km ) South of Mbabane , the country's capital city .
Time in Lobamba is now 05:33 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Mbabane " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Maseru, Usutu, Skombeni, Siteki, and Piggs Peak. Being here already, consider visiting Maseru . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Lobamba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Umhlanga 2009 Reed Dance Swaziland.avi
Reed Dance Ceremony 2009 in Swaziland ..
Reed Dance - 2011
First day, first part of Reed (umhlanga, in seSwati) Dance at Royal Residence in Ludzidzini, Swaziland. A cloudy, foggy, and cold day did not stop the lively dancers... ..
Umhlanga Ceremony, Swaziland, 2012
Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual Swazi tradition held in August or September. Tens of thousands of unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women travel from their villages to participate ..
Swaziland Cultural tours by swazi.travel
Swazi Trails offer a variety of half and full day guided tours in Swaziland. More detail at www.swazi.travel Discover Swazi traditions, culture and daily lifestytle with the always unique Taste of Swa ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Lobamba is the traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland, seat of the Parliament and residence of the Queen Mother. It is located in the west of the country, in the Ezulwini Valley, 16 km from Mbabane, in the district of Hhohho. Its population is 5,800. Lobamba is famous for two ceremonies: the Reed Dance, celebrated in August and September in honour of the Queen Mother, and the Incwala, in December and January in honour of the King.
Located at -26.47 31.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Parliament of Swaziland
The Parliament of Swaziland consists of two chambers: The Senate (Indlu yeTimphunga) The House of Assembly The Houses of Parliament are located in Lobamba.
Located at -26.45 31.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Somhlolo National Stadium
Somhlolo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lobamba, Swaziland. Built in 1968, it is currently used mostly for football matches. It is named for King Somhlolo, who had moved his people into the region that is now Swaziland about 200 years ago, and is considered the father of the country. The stadium holds 20,000 people.
Located at -26.44 31.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
The Mbabane River is a river of Swaziland. It flows through Hhohho District in the north-west of the country. The city of Mbabane is located along the river. Tributaries include the Polinjane River.
Located at -26.43 31.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Lobamba Lomdzala is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Manzini District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 18,797.
Located at -26.42 31.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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