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Top Ten Tallest Mountains in Africa

ByJuma Chai

Dec 4, 2018


Africa is the most beautiful Continent in the world. It boasts of varying climates and physical features. some of these physical features are mountains. here are Africa’s tallest mountains

10. Mount  Oku (Cameroon)

  1. Mount Meru (Tanzania)

8. Jabel Marra (Sudan)

7. The Drakensberg (Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa)

6. Atlas Mountains (Morocco)

5. Mount Elgon ( Kenya, Uganda)

  1. Simien Mountain (Ethiopia)

3. Mount Stanley (DRC and Uganda)


2. Mt Kenya (Kenya)

The country Kenya was named after this mountain. It’s the highest mountain in the country but the second tallest in the  continent. Its height is 5,199 meters above sea level.

1. Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)

Mount Kilimanjaro is located on the northern part of Tanzania. Its highest peak is 5,895 meters above sea level. Its northern slopes border the Kilimanjaro national park which extends into a Savannah grassland that borders the famous Amboseli national park in  the far north. (read more)


Juma Chai

A writer dedicated to providing the world with the best insights into Africa.

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