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Sheba
Sheba is located in Mpumalanga
Sheba
Sheba
Sheba is located in South Africa
Sheba
Sheba
Coordinates: 25°43′0″S 31°9′58″E / 25.71667°S 31.16611°E / -25.71667; 31.16611
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityMbombela
Area
 • Total2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,608
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African99.6%
 • Coloured0.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Swazi90.6%
 • Tsonga3.8%
 • English2.5%
 • Other3.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Area code013

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.

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Sheba". Census 2011.