A herd of elephants - Mount Kilimanjaro is seen in the background

Kilimanjaro National Park

Country: Tanzania | Type: Natural | Theme: Mountain, Natural Landscape Introduction to Kilimanjaro National Park Mount Kilimanjaro, at 5,895 meters, is the highest point in the African continent and largest freestanding volcanic mass in the entire world.  On a clear day, it can be seen from over 100 miles away.  That National Park surrounding the mountain covers approximately 75,575 ha.  The mountain is …

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stone town of zanzibar

Stone Town of Zanzibar

Country: Tanzania | Type: Cultural | Theme: Urban Landscape Introduction to Stone Town of Zanzibar Located in Tanzania, the Stone Town of Zanzibar is a great example of a virtually intact Swahili coastal trading town.  The buildings of the town are a direct reflection of this unique culture, a mix of cultural elements from Africa, India, Europe, and Arab regions.  For centuries, …

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