Mvezo

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Mvezo
Mvezo is located in South Africa
Mvezo
Mvezo
 Mvezo shown within South Africa
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
District OR Tambo
Municipality King Sabata Dalindyebo
Area[1]
 • Total 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 810
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 100.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 98.3%
 • Other 1.7%

Mvezo is a small village on the banks of the Mbashe River, not far from Mthatha in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The village is mainly known as being the birthplace of Nelson Mandela, whose family serves as its chiefly dynasty.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mvezo". Census 2011.