Mpumalanga is a province of South Africa. The call way "east", or literally "the region where the solar rises" in the Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu languages. Mpumalanga lies in japanese South Africa, bordering Eswatini and Mozambique. It constitutes 6.5% of South Africa's land area. It stocks borders with the South African provinces of Limpopo to the north, Gauteng to the west, the Free State to the southwest, and KwaZulu-Natal to the south. The capital is Mbombela. Before 1994, it became a part of the now-defunct Transvaal Province.
The province's name become Eastern Transvaal, from its initial status quo in 1994 until 24 August 1995. Prior to the established order of the province, the term "Eastern Transvaal" become used to seek advice from the japanese a part of Transvaal Province. The Drakensberg escarpment divides Mpumalanga into a westerly half consisting particularly of immoderate-altitude grassland called the Highveld and an jap half of positioned in low-altitude subtropical Lowveld/Bushveld, broadly speaking savanna habitat. The southern half of of the Kruger National Park is inside the latter vicinity.