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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: City of Excellence
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Mbombela
Established 1905
Area
 • Total 72.63 km2 (28.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 58,672
 • Density 807.82/km2 (2,092.25/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African 41.1%
 • Coloured 4.1%
 • Indian/Asian 4.9%
 • White 49.3%
 • Other 0.6%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans 40.7%
 • English 22.4%
 • Swazi 20.2%
 • Tsonga 4.7%
 • Other 12.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 1200
PO box 1200
Area code 013

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

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.


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