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Darkton Destination Guide

Explore Darkton in Swaziland

Darkton in the region of Swaziland (general) with its 1,281 inhabitants is a town in Swaziland - some 8 mi or ( 14 km ) North-West of Mbabane , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Darkton

Current time in Darkton is now 06:56 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Mbabane " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Maseru, Siteki, Piggs Peak, Mbabane, and Manzini. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Maseru . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Darkton ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Swaziland Dancers Mountain Inn Hotel

2:49 min by Jan Van Der Meer
Views: 55077 Rating: 4.50 Excellent Hotel in Capitol City Swaziland with Swazi Dance group Ligugu Lemaswati named by his Majesty King Mswati III meaning "The Pride of the Swazi People. For HDV (stock) footag ..

Swaziland - Ngwenya Glass

2:25 min by alternativeroute
Views: 3010 Rating: 4.00

The Ngwenya glass factory in Swaziland is a great place to stop and have a break from the driving. Personally I am not a fan of decorative glass but it certainly is interesting watching the process. P ..

Swaziland Emafini Country Lodge

1:28 min by Jan Van Der Meer
Views: 2753 Rating: 4.75 Just outside Mbabane is the Emafini Country Lodge Estate with Restaurant Conference halls and rooms. Mountain walks, moutain biking, waterfall etc. Also see http ..

Swazi Kids dance Yellow Care MTN

1:47 min by Jan Van Der Meer
Views: 2613 Rating: 5.00 21 Days Y'ellow Care Swaziland annual action by MTN, Filmed with my NokiaN8 cellphone promoting Swaziland. In front door Mountain Inn Hotel Mbabane. By @CameraEducato ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Motjane is a town in northwestern Swaziland. It is located on the MR1 route 15 kilometres to the northwest of Mbabane, on a junction with a route crossing into South Africa near the town of Ngwenya. It was reported by The Rudolph Aggregates to have a listed population of under 500 inhabitants

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Located at -26.24 31.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Swaziland


Ngwenya is a town in western Swaziland, lying near the border with South Africa, north west of Mbabane, on the MR3 road. The South African town opposite Ngwenya is Oshoek in Mpumalanga province. It is known for its glass factory and artwork. The Malolotja Nature Reserve lies near the town.

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Located at -26.22 31.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Swaziland, South Africa–Swaziland border crossings

Ngwenya Mine

The Ngwenya Mine is located on Bomvu Ridge, northwest of Mbabane and near the north-western border of Swaziland. This mine is considered to be the world's oldest. The haematite ore deposit was used in the Middle Stone Age to extract red ochre, while in later times the deposit was mined for iron smelting and iron ore export.

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Located at -26.20 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: African archaeology, Archaeological sites in Swaziland, Mines in Swaziland, Surface mines in Swaziland

Hawane Nature Reserve

Hawane Nature Reserve was first established in 1978 to protect an area of marsh along the Mbuluzi River. This area included the natural habitat of Kniphofia umbrina, a rare Swaziland endemic red hot poker. When the Hawane dam was built in 1988 to provide Mbabane's water supply, the reserve was expanded to protect the surrounding wetlands. The reserve is managed by the Swaziland National Trust Commission. The reserve's main attraction is its wealth of birdlife.

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Located at -26.22 31.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Protected areas established in 1978, Protected areas of Swaziland

Waterford Kamhlaba

Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) is one of thirteen international UWC schools and colleges and is located in Mbabane, Swaziland. UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

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Located at -26.30 31.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1963 establishments in Swaziland, Educational institutions established in 1963, International Baccalaureate schools in Swaziland, Mbabane, Schools in Swaziland

Historical Weather

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