Magudu shown within Mpumalanga

Coordinates: 25°53′53″S 31°43′26″E / 25.898°S 31.724°E / -25.898; 31.724Coordinates: 25°53′53″S 31°43′26″E / 25.898°S 31.724°E / -25.898; 31.724
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Nkomazi
  Total 5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 4,002
  Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
  Black African 99.6%
  Coloured 0.2%
  Indian/Asian 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
  Swazi 95.6%
  Tsonga 2.6%
  Other 1.8%
PO box 3160
Area code 034

Magudu is a town in Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

Formerly known as Magut, it was named after a Zulu chief. Said to mean ‘enchanted’.[2]


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Main Place Magudu". Census 2011.
  2. "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 291.

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