A landlocked country in southern Africa, Swaziland is bordered by Mozambique to the northeast and by South Africa to the southeast, south, west and north.
The country is divided in four areas known locally as the high, middle, and low or bushlands and the Lubombo Plateau. The highland on the west rise to an altitude of above 6,000 ft, and has an average altitude of 3,500 ft. The middle land averages about 2,000 ft and the lowland or bushland to about 1,000 ft. The entire country is traversed by rivers or streams, making it one of the best watered areas in southern Africa.