Mbuzini is a village in the province of . Situated near the borders with and , it is the village where Mozambican president, Samora Machel, and 34 other passengers died in an aeroplane crash in 1986.

Notable Places in the Area

The in Mbuzini, near in the province of , marks the spot where the plane carrying the then-President of crashed in 1986. Photo: leveypa, CC BY 2.0.


-25.9332° or 25° 55' 59.4" south
31.9525° or 31° 57' 9.1" east
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601 metres (1,972 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Mbuzini
  • Catalan: Mbuzini
  • Cebuano: Mbuzini
  • Chinese: 姆布齊尼
  • Danish: Mbuzini
  • Dutch: Mbuzini
  • French: Mbuzini
  • German: Mbuzini
  • Hebrew: מבוזיני
  • Italian: Mbuzini
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mbuzini
  • Polish: Mbuzini
  • Scots: Mbuzini
  • Sotho, Northern: Mbuzini, Nkomazi
  • Sotho, Northern: Mbuzini
  • Swedish: Mbuzini
  • Ukrainian: Мбузіні

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In the Area



  • Summit, 4½ km southwest
  • Marketplace, 10 km southeast
  • Summit, 10 km southwest
  • Wetland, 13 km northwest

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