Alexandria, Mpumalanga


 Alexandria shown within Mpumalanga

Coordinates: 24°50′49″S 31°03′25″E / 24.847°S 31.057°E / -24.847; 31.057Coordinates: 24°50′49″S 31°03′25″E / 24.847°S 31.057°E / -24.847; 31.057
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Bushbuckridge
  Councillor Renius Khumalo (African National Congress)
  Total 19.04 km2 (7.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 21,506
  Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
  Black African 99.7%
  Coloured 0.2%
  White 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
  Swazi 40.3%
  Zulu 21.8%
  Tsonga 16.9%
  Sotho 12.4%
  Other 8.5%
Postal code (street) 1280
PO box
Area code 013

Alexandria is a town in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality under Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. Its got its theme of footprints on rock in the mountains of Simeleni. It borders two rivers Bhejane and Ngwenyameni that connect with the giant Sabie River. It is the birthplace of well known businessman Solly Ndhlovu and also the birthplace of the South African drone sketch drawing and electrician ((Wisani Bornwise Khoza)).

Its main source of income is taxi business. It consists of 7 schools. It has one major road that connects Marite and Oakley.

Its villages are: Marongwana, Tekamahala, Buyelani and Nhlalakahle.


Wisani bornwise khoza

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