Nelspruit

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Mbombela
A view of the CBD of Mbombela as seen from the Steiltes suburb
A view of the CBD of Mbombela as seen from the Steiltes suburb
Nickname(s): 
eNaspoti, Citrus City, Gateway to the Lowveld
Motto(s): 
City of Excellence
Mbombela is located in Mpumalanga
Mbombela
Mbombela
 Mbombela shown within Mpumalanga
Mbombela is located in South Africa
Mbombela
Mbombela
Mbombela (South Africa)
Mbombela is located in Africa
Mbombela
Mbombela
Mbombela (Africa)
Coordinates: 25°27′57″S 30°59′07″E / 25.46583°S 30.98528°E / -25.46583; 30.98528Coordinates: 25°27′57″S 30°59′07″E / 25.46583°S 30.98528°E / -25.46583; 30.98528
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityMbombela
Established1905
Government
 • Executive MayorSibusiso Mathonsi[1]
Area
 • Total72.63 km2 (28.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total58,672
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African41.1%
 • Coloured4.1%
 • Indian/Asian4.9%
 • White49.3%
 • Other0.6%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans40.7%
 • English22.4%
 • Swazi20.2%
 • Tsonga4.7%
 • Other12.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
1200
PO box
1200
Area code013
Websitewww.mbombela.gov.za

Nelspruit also known as Mbombela is a city in northeastern South Africa. It is also the capital of Mpumalanga Province.[3][4]

Nelspruit is home to the Kruger national park which is one of the biggest animal park in South Africa. It is also home to the Mbombela Stadium.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Home". www.mbombela.gov.za.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Main Place Mbombela". Census 2011.
  3. | Nelspruit confident of attracting fans - BBC Sport
  4. | CNN.com - Ejecting South African pilot killed by truck - Nov. 12, 2003 CNN