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Piggs Peak Destination Guide

Discover Piggs Peak in Swaziland

Piggs Peak in the region of Hhohho with its 5,750 habitants is a town located in Swaziland - some 25 mi or ( 41 km ) North of Mbabane , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Piggs Peak

Local time in Piggs Peak is now 01:28 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Mbabane " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Maseru, Siteki, Mbabane, Manzini, and Lomati. When in this area, you might want to check out Maseru . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Piggs Peak ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Be Part of Bulembu, Swaziland

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Bulembu, a town of hope and refuge... Abandoned by the mining industry in 2001 and situated in Swaziland, the country with the highest percent HIV/AIDS in the world, the future looked bleak for the pe ..

Driving in Swaziland

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Driving in northern Swaziland headed towards Mbabane and on to Manzini ..


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Created for two naughty boys and their adorable granny to celebrate her birthday! Our trip to see her in SA - May 2011 ♥ ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Phophonyane Falls Nature Reserve

The Phophonyane Falls is a scenic 500ha nature reserve and tourist location near Piggs Peak, Swaziland. A network of footpaths through the Gobolondlo forest reaches meandering water courses which lead to the 80m high Phophonyane Falls. Here some of the oldest rocks in the world are exposed, dated at 3.55 billion years.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.95 31.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Geography of Swaziland, Geology of Swaziland

Ndzingeni

Ndzingeni is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Hhohho District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 19,115.

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Located at -25.97 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Populated places in Hhohho District

Bulembu

Bulembu is a small town located in northwestern Hhohho, Swaziland, 10 km west of the town of Piggs Peak. Located above the Komati Valley in Swaziland’s Highveld, Bulembu is named after the siSwati word for a spider's web. The town of Bulembu is privately owned by a not-for-profit, Bulembu Ministries Swaziland.

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Located at -25.95 31.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Hhohho District, South Africa–Swaziland border crossings

Komati River

The Komati River (also called Incomati River) is a river in South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique. It is 480 kilometres long, with a drainage basin 50,000 square kilometres in size. Its mean annual discharge is 111 m³/s at its mouth. The name Komati is derived from inkomati, meaning "cow", as its perennial nature is compared to a cow that always has milk.

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Located at -26.08 31.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: International rivers of Africa, Komati River, Rivers of Mozambique, Rivers of South Africa, Rivers of Swaziland

Maguga Dam

The Maguga Dam is a dam on the Komati River in Swaziland. It is 115 metres high and is located 11 kilometres south of Piggs Peak. The dam is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:26|4|51.57|S|31|15|25.84|E|type:river | |name= }} and was completed in 2001. The dam embankment comprises approximately 800 000m of clay, 2 800 000m of granite rock and 43 000m of filter material. It has an overall height of 115 metres, a crest length of 870 metres and a base width of 400 metres.

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Located at -26.08 31.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 2001, Dams in Swaziland

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Piggs Peak