Mpumalanga (/əmˌpuːməˈlɑːŋɡə; Swazi, Zulu: iMpumalanga; Tsonga: Mpumalanga; Southern Ndebele: IMpumalanga; Northern Sotho, [[Afrikaans, Southern Sotho: Mpumalanga) is a province of South Africa. The name means "east", or literally "the place where the sun rises" in the Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu languages. Mpumalanga lies in eastern South Africa]], bordering [[Swaziland and [[Mozambique. It constitutes 6.5% of South Africa's land area. It shares 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 (Nelspruit).