village in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Mvezo is a small village in Umtata (now Mthatha). It is by the Mbashe River in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The village is known as being the birthplace of former South African president Nelson Mandela. Mandela was born in Mvezo on July 18, 1918.[1]

Coordinates: 31°57′00″S 28°30′58″E / 31.95°S 28.516°E / -31.95; 28.516
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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