Mbuzini

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Mbuzini
Mbuzini is located in Mpumalanga
Mbuzini
Mbuzini
Mbuzini is located in South Africa
Mbuzini
Mbuzini
Mbuzini is located in Africa
Mbuzini
Mbuzini
 Mbuzini shown within Mpumalanga
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
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Nkomazi
Area[1]
 • Total 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 9,070
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)

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

References[edit]

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

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