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The Mountains of Africa

Information about the mountains of Africa

African Mountains

Mount Kilimanjaro
The highest mountain in Africa is located in Tanzania, and it has three volcanic cones, Mawenzi Peak, Shira Peak, and the highest peak in Africa, Kibo Peak (also known as Uhuru Peak).
- Mount Kilimanjaro National Park
- Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kenya
The highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest mountain in Africa is located in Central Kenya, about 93 miles northeast of the city of Nairobi.

Mount Meru
This volcanic mountain in Tanzania is located about 43 miles west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the 10th highest mountain in Africa.
- Climbing Mount Meru

Mount Elgon
Extinct volcanic mountain on the border of Uganda and Kenya.

African Mountain Ranges

Rwenzori Mountains
A range of mountains in Central Africa on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also known as "The Mountains of the Moon".

Semien Mountains
Mountain range in northern Ethiopia that has been designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). part of the mountain range has been designated an Ethiiopian National Park known as the Semien Mountains National Park.

Virunga Mountains
A chain of eight volcanic mountains in East Africa along the border of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Highest Mountain Peaks of Africa
Wikipedia chart listing the highest mountain peaks in Africa. The highest peak in Africa is Kibo (Uhuru Peak) on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The other 10 highest peaks in Africa are located on Mount Kenya, Mount Meru, the Rwenzori Mountains, the Semien Mountains, and one other peak on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Wikipedia "Mountains of Africa" Category
Wikipedia directory with information about the mountains of Africa organized by location and by type.


See also
More Natural Attractions of Adfrica
Other attractions in Africa
Africa Travel Guide



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