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iMpumalanga (in Swazi and Zulu)
IMpumalanga (in Southern Ndebele)
Province of South Africa
Flag of MpumalangaiMpumalanga (in Swazi and Zulu)IMpumalanga (in Southern Ndebele)
Motto: 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
Country South Africa
Established 27 April 1994
 • Total 76,495 km2 (29,535 sq mi)
Area rank 8th in South Africa
Highest elevation 2,331 m (7,648 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,039,939
 • Estimate (2018) 4,523,900
 • Rank 6th in South Africa
 • Density 52.8131/km2 (136.7853/sq mi)
 • Density rank 3rd in South Africa
Population groups
 • Black African 90.7%
 • White 7.5%
 • Coloured 0.9%
 • Indian or Asian 0.7%
 • Swazi 27.7%
 • Zulu 24.1%
 • Tsonga 10.4%
 • Southern Ndebele 10.1%
 • Northern Sotho 9.3%
 • Afrikaans 7.2%
 • Southern Sotho 3.5%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code ZA-MP

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'.

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