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The Biggest Landowner in Africa, Owns 60% of Land in His Nation [PHOTOS]

The world's total land mass consists of 36.8 billion acres of inhabitable land.

An incredible 21 percent of this land is owned by a short list of landowners, according to The New Statesman.

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With her 6.6 billion acres, Elizabeth II is far and away the world’s largest landowner, with the closest runner-up (King Abdullah) holding control over a mere 547 million, or about 12% of the lands owned by Her Majesty, The Queen. 

Who is the biggest landowner in Africa

One characteristics of Africa is that it has the advantage over other continents since it has many vast vacant lands.

The biggest landlord in Africa is King Mswati 3 and he reportedly owns about sixty percent of the Eswatini’s land.

One of the last "Absolute Monarchs" in the world, King Mswati quite literally owns all of his Southern African nation.

There are no land titles or deeds as the national law dictates that the throne is the sole landowner. 

Just recently, King Mswati III claimed that everything in the country belongs to him, all the people and properties causining an outcry across the political spectrum.

His net worth...

Following criticism of his purchase of luxury cars, including a $500,000 DaimlerChrysler's flagship Maybach 62 luxury automobile, king mswati banned the photography of his vehicles.

According to the Forbes King Mswati is worth a reported $200 million.

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