Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 75,575 ha
At 5,895 m, Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. This volcanic massif stands in splendid isolation above the surrounding plains, with its snowy peak looming over the savannah. The mountain is encircled by mountain forest. Numerous mammals, many of them endangered species, live in the park.
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Medium airport - 21 mi (35 km) Moshi Airport
Small airport - 30 mi (49 km) Kilimanjaro International Airport
Medium airport - 40 mi (64 km) Kilaguni Airport
Small airport - 48 mi (78 km) Arusha Airport
Medium airport - 59 mi (95 km) Lake Manyara Airport
Medium airport - 111 mi (179 km) Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Large airport - 116 mi (186 km) Nairobi Wilson Airport
Medium airport - 118 mi (190 km) Mombasa Moi International Airport
Large airport - 171 mi (276 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Ol Kalou
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.