Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga
iMpumalanga (in Swazi and Zulu)
IMpumalanga (in Southern Ndebele)
Flag of Mpumalanga iMpumalanga (in Swazi and Zulu) IMpumalanga (in Southern Ndebele)
Flag
Motto(s): 
Omnia labor vincit (Labour will conquer all)
Map showing the location of Mpumalanga in the eastern part of South Africa
Location of Mpumalanga in South Africa
CountrySouth Africa
Established27 April 1994
CapitalMbombela (Nelspruit)
Districts
Government
 • TypeParliamentary system
 • PremierRefilwe Mtshweni (ANC)
 • LegislatureMpumalanga Provincial Legislature
Area
[1]:9
 • Total76,495 km2 (29,535 sq mi)
Area rank8th in South Africa
Highest elevation
2,331 m (7,648 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]:18[2]
 • Total4,039,939
 • Estimate 
(2018)
4,523,900
 • Rank6th in South Africa
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank3rd in South Africa
Population groups
[1]:21
 • Black African90.7%
 • White7.5%
 • Coloured0.9%
 • Indian or Asian0.7%
Languages
[1]:25
 • Swazi27.7%
 • Zulu24.1%
 • Tsonga10.4%
 • Southern Ndebele10.1%
 • Northern Sotho9.3%
 • Afrikaans7.2%
 • Southern Sotho3.5%
 • English3.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
ISO 3166 codeZA-MP
Websitewww.mpumalanga.gov.za

Mpumalanga is a province in South Africa. It is one of South Africa's 9 provinces. The name of the province means 'where the sun rises'.[3][4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Census 2011: Census in brief (PDF). Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. 2012. ISBN 9780621413885. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 May 2015.
  2. "Mid-year population estimates, 2018" (PDF). Statistics South Africa. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  3. Three dead‚ 20 injured in accident on N12 in Mpumalanga The Times
  4. | South Africa shock over bus collision in Mpumalanga - BBC News
  5. | South Africa coffin case: White farmers convicted - BBC News