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Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kilimanjaro National Park
Country: Tanzania
Lat/Lon: 3.4.0.012, 37.22.0.012
Category: Natural Sites
Criteria: (vii)
Date of Inscription: 1987
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/403

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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Capital: Dodoma
Currency: Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Language: Swahili, English, Arabic
Time Zone: UTC+3

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