Sheba, Mpumalanga


 Sheba shown within Mpumalanga

Coordinates: 25°43′0″S 31°9′58″E / 25.71667°S 31.16611°E / -25.71667; 31.16611Coordinates: 25°43′0″S 31°9′58″E / 25.71667°S 31.16611°E / -25.71667; 31.16611
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Umjindi
  Total 2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 1,608
  Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
  Black African 99.6%
  Coloured 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
  Swazi 90.6%
  Tsonga 3.8%
  English 2.5%
  Other 3.0%
Area code 013

Sheba is a rural settlement northeast of Barberton in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. It is situated in the De Kaap Valley and is fringed by the Makhonjwa Mountains. It is 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Nelspruit and 360 kilometres (220 mi) to the east of Johannesburg. On Census 2011 maps it is marked as Bonanza Gold Mine, the name of an old worked-out mine.


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Main Place Sheba". Census 2011.
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