Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1285

This park is located in the borderland of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, near Kenya. The park covers a core protection area of 753 km2. At 5,895 m, Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. This volcanic massif stands isolated above the surrounding plains, and its snowy peak looms over the savannah.

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