Nelspruit [nel′sproit΄]
capital of Mpumalanga province, South Africa: pop. 15,000

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      city, capital of Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It lies along the Krokodil (Crocodile) River, among domed granite hills. In 1891 the railway from Delagoa Bay (site of modern Maputo, Mozambique) reached a farm owned by the Nel family known as Nelspruit (“Nel's Stream”). A railway station was built there, and Nelspruit was proclaimed a village in 1905 and a municipality in 1940. The surrounding agricultural area produces oranges and other citrus fruits, tobacco, peanuts (groundnuts), mangoes, avocados, cattle, and timber. Nelspruit lies along the tourist route running northeast to Kruger National Park. Pop. (2001) 21,541.

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