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Nelspruit Town Hall. Source: Standard Encyclopedia of Southern Africa

Also known as Mbombela, Nelspruit is situated in the north eastern part of South Africa, in the Mmpumalanga Province. Located on the Crocodile River, the city is near to the Mozambican border, and is an important agricultural and manufacturing centre.

• Bornman, H. (ed) (1979) Nelspruit: 75 in ’80. Published by the Town Council of Nelspruit.
• Bornman, H. (2006) Pioneers of the Lowveld. Nelspruit/White River Centenary Edition 1905-2005. Published by SA Country Life.
• Davenport, TRH. (1991) South Africa, A Modern History. Fourth Edition, Macmillan Press.
• Delius, P. and Hay, M. (2009) Mpumalanga: An Illustrated History. Published by The Highveld Press.
• Smith, D.M. (ed) (1982) Living Under Apartheid: Aspects of urbanization and social change in South Africa, Published by George Allen & Unwin.

Last updated : 27-Apr-2018

This article was produced for South African History Online on 29-Mar-2011