Mount Kilimanjaro is situated in the Kilimanjaro Region in (you guessed it) Kilimanjaro National Park in the east African country of Tanzania, officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania.
Its three volcanic peaks of Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira are now dormant. The highest of the peaks; Uhuru peak on Kibo, stands at 5895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level as the highest point in Africa and one of the seven summits.
WE HAVE A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND RESOURCES RELATED TO MOUNT KILIMANJARO:
Includes details on early exploration and the first ascent as well as a history of the mountain, its etymology, wildlife of the region and information on routes to the summit.
We offer a comprehensive lists of books on various mountain regions through our books page helping you to find a guide or an entertaining tale to inspire your own Kilimanjaro adventures.
Read our guide to one of the most prestigious mountaineering challenges; climbing the highest peak on each continent.
Read our introduction, history, climbing and hiking guide to another of Africa’s mighty summits in Tanzania's neighbouring country of Kenya.
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