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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictOR Tambo
MunicipalityKing Sabata Dalindyebo
Area[1]
 • Total2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total810
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African100.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa98.3%
 • Other1.7%
 
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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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictOR Tambo
MunicipalityKing Sabata Dalindyebo
Area[1]
 • Total2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total810
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African100.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa98.3%
 • Other1.7%

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.