Mvezo

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Mvezo
Coordinates: 31°57′00″S 28°30′58″E / 31.95°S 28.516°E / -31.95; 28.516Coordinates: 31°57′00″S 28°30′58″E / 31.95°S 28.516°E / -31.95; 28.516
Country  South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

Mvezo is a small village in Umtata (now Mthatha). It is by the Mbashe River in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The village is known as being the birthplace of former South African president Nelson Mandela. Mandela was born in Mvezo on July 18, 1918.[1]

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