Northeastern Tanzania features the tallest mountain in Africa, Kilimanjaro, which lies near the border of Kenya. The mountain has two volcanic peaks, spaced 11 km (7 mi) apart, with the higher of the two rising 5,895 m (19,341 ft). Farmers cultivate coffee beans and plantains on Kilimanjaro’s lower slopes.
.Soaring above the rippling tea plantations and low hills of northeastern Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340') is Africa's highest peak. Follow the less traveled ....Kilimanjaro. The name itself is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans. Or it might not..Sep 24, 2012 ... Mount Kilimanjaro rises from the plains of Tanzania and is the highest freestanding mountain in the world.