Mbuzini

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Mbuzini
Mbuzini is located in Mpumalanga
Mbuzini
Mbuzini
Mbuzini is located in South Africa
Mbuzini
Mbuzini
Coordinates: 25°56′S 31°56′E / 25.933°S 31.933°E / -25.933; 31.933Coordinates: 25°56′S 31°56′E / 25.933°S 31.933°E / -25.933; 31.933
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityNkomazi
Area
 • Total8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total9,070
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Mbuzini is a village in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. Situated near the borders with Mozambique and Swaziland, it is the village where Mozambican president, Samora Machel, and 34 other passengers died in an aeroplane crash in 1986. A memorial service is held every year on 19 October at the site of the crash, which features a monument to the event.

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  1. ^ a b "Sub Place Mbuzini". Census 2001.

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