Mvezo

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Mvezo
Mvezo is located in Eastern Cape
Mvezo
Mvezo
Mvezo is located in South Africa
Mvezo
Mvezo
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictOR Tambo
MunicipalityKing Sabata Dalindyebo
Area
 • Total2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total810
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African100.0%
First languages (2011)
 • Xhosa98.3%
 • Other1.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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.

It is home to the Nelson Mandela Birthplace Museum.

References[edit]

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