Here are 9 facts about Nelspruit, one of the fastest-growing cities in South Africa:

  • Nelspruit was founded in the year 1905 by three brothers know in the Nel family. They used Nelspruit and surrounding areas as a source of food for their cattle by letting them gaze during the Winter months.
  • Nelspruit or Nelsparta as the locals call it has a ruffly calculated population of 222,000 people.
  • Nelspruit is home to 2 airports, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, and Nelspruit Airport. Kruger Mpumalanga airport is mostly used for scheduled flights.
  • Mbombela Stadium was newly built for the 2010 FIFIA World Cup tournament and is situated just over 7km from the city and can hold a capacity of +/- 40,000 people
  • You can find Kois San art in of Mbombelas suburbs.
  • Tourist traveling to and from the Kruger National Park and Mozambique use Nelspruit as a stopover point
  • The Lowveld botanical gardens also found in Nelspruit has a vast collection of plant species and also have the world's first man-made rain forest which is a significant tourist attraction.
  • meters in length of which only 600 meters is accessible. The caves date back 3,000 million years. Just outside of Nelspruit you can find The subway Caves, which consists of a system of caves that are well over 30 km in length.
  • Nelspruit is part of the well know Mbombela which means "lots of people together in a small place"

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