Hluvukani shown within Mpumalanga

Coordinates: 24°38′44″S 31°20′59″E / 24.6456°S 31.3498°E / -24.6456; 31.3498Coordinates: 24°38′44″S 31°20′59″E / 24.6456°S 31.3498°E / -24.6456; 31.3498
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Bushbuckridge
  Total 7.67 km2 (2.96 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 9,631
  Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
  Black African 99.5%
  Coloured 0.2%
  Indian/Asian 0.2%
  White 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
  Tsonga 94.9%
  Sotho 3.3%
  Other 1.8%
PO box 1363

Hluvukani is a Tsonga speaking town in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, Mpumalanga. It lies south of the R531 and west of the Manyeleti Game Reserve. It had a population of 9,631 in 2011.[1] The Hluvukani Animal Clinic, a satellite of the University of Pretoria Faculty of Veterinary Science operates from the town.[2]

The community pride themselves with Muchongolo (traditional dance) and Tingoma (initiation school), as well as Xiseveseve (Xibelana).


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Main Place Hluvukani". Census 2011.
  2. "Hluvukani Animal Clinic > University of Pretoria". Web.up.ac.za. 28 October 2011. Archived from the original on March 22, 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
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