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Explore Mbuzini in South Africa

Mbuzini in the region of Mpumalanga is a town in South Africa - some 234 mi or ( 377 km ) East of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Mbuzini is now 07:29 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mhlume, Mbabane, Manzini, Lobamba, and Pretoria. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mhlume . Where to go and what to see in Mbuzini ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Samora Machel Monument

The Samora Machel Monument in Mbuzini, near Komatipoort in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, marks the spot where the plane carrying the then-President of Mozambique crashed in 1986. It was declared a National Heritage Site in 2006. The monument was inaugurated by Joaquim Chissano and Nelson Mandela on 19 January 1999. It was constructed at a cost of $240,000 and incorporates some of the wreckage of the plane.

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Located at -25.92 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Monuments and memorials in South Africa

1986 Mozambican Tupolev Tu-134 crash

The Mozambican presidential Tupolev Tu-134A-3 aircraft crashed just inside South African territory on 19 October 1986. The aircraft was carrying Mozambican president Samora Machel and 43 other occupants on a flight from Mbala in Zambia to the Mozambican capital Maputo when it crashed 35 nautical miles west of its destination at Mbuzini in the Lebombo Mountains.

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Located at -25.91 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1986 in Mozambique, 1986 in South Africa, Accidents and incidents involving the Tupolev Tu-134, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1986, Aviation accidents and incidents in South Africa, Aviation accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Aviation accidents and incidents involving state leaders, South Africa–Soviet Union relations

Lomahasha

Lomahasha is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Lubombo District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 22,239.

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Located at -25.98 32.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lubombo District

MR3 road

The MR3 road, also known as the Matsapha-Mbabane-Ngwenya road or Road No. MR3, is a major highway of Swaziland. It is one of the most heavily trafficked roads in the country, crossing it from east to west. Along with the MR7 and MR8 roads, it forms the "backbone of Swaziland's internal transport system.

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Located at -25.99 32.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Roads in Swaziland

Namaacha

Namaacha or Naamacha is a town in southern Mozambique, lying 80 kilometers west of Maputo on the border with Swaziland. It is located in the Lebombos area. It is known for its colonial church and for its waterfall. The town of Namaacha lies in Namaacha District, of Maputo Province.

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Located at -25.97 32.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Maputo Province, Mozambique–Swaziland border crossings, Populated places in Mozambique