Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa

In the Northern areas of Tanzania, beyond the hills rises the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro. The peaks of the mountain are usually covered in snow and it has three volcanic peaks namely Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira. It is the highest mountain in the whole African continent with a height of 5896 m. A true manifestation of glory. Owing to its significance in the region, it has been granted the names of Mountain of Lights, Mountain of Caravans and the Mountain of Greatness. However, the actual meanings of the name of the mountain are still a mystery even to the local population. In traditional folklore, it is a symbol and metaphor for the beauty of Africa.

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