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Found just 100 kilometres from the Mozambican border and 330 kilometres from Johannesburg, Nelspruit, with its sunny, subtropical climate is the capital of the Mpumalanga province.

Its convenient location means it is often used as a stopover point while journeying from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park. The area is a major manufacturing and agricultural hub within South Africa and produces citrus fruits, paper, furniture and tropical fruits such as bananas, mangos and avocados. Nelspruit is home to many interesting attractions including the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens and the Sudwala Caves.