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 Tanzania 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 …

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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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