Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Mount Kilimanjaro, (Tanzania High Commission, London)
Mount Kilimanjaro, (Tanzania Tourist Board)
Protectedplanet.net

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 75,575 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 37,367°
Latitude: -2,933°

About

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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