Jeppes Reef

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Jeppes Reef
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Jeppes Reef is located in Mpumalanga
Jeppes Reef
Jeppes Reef
Jeppes Reef is located in South Africa
Jeppes Reef
Jeppes Reef
Jeppes Reef is located in Africa
Jeppes Reef
Jeppes Reef
 Jeppes Reef shown within Mpumalanga
Coordinates: 25°43′12″S 31°28′37″E / 25.720°S 31.477°E / -25.720; 31.477Coordinates: 25°43′12″S 31°28′37″E / 25.720°S 31.477°E / -25.720; 31.477
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Nkomazi
Area[1]
 • Total 7.46 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,589
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.7%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Swazi 96.5%
 • Other 3.5%

Jeppes Reef is a small rural town on the R40 road in Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-southeast of Kaapmuiden, and just over 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the border with Swaziland.

A border control post operates between 07:00 and 20:00 between the two countries.[2] The Swaziland side of the border post is known as Matsomo.

South Africa Swaziland
Region Mpumalanga
Nearest town Baberton
Road R570
GPS Coordinates 25°45′03″S 31°28′03″E / 25.7507°S 31.4676°E / -25.7507; 31.4676 (Jeppes Reef border crossing) 25°45′03″S 31°28′03″E / 25.7507°S 31.4676°E / -25.7507; 31.4676 (Matsomo border crossing)
Telephone number +27 (0) 13 781 0382
Fax number +27 (0) 13 781 0383
Business hours 07:00 - 20:00 07:00 - 20:00

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