East Africa is a region in Africa. East Africa is regarded as the cradle of mankind, as the first species of the Homo genus evolved here, and migrated to the rest of the world.
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Dar es Salaam was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of Zanzibar on the site of the village of Mzizima.
On the Indian Ocean coast between Somalia to the east and north east and Tanzania to the south, is the Eastern African country of Kenya.
Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa and is Africa's oldest independent country and the only one never to be colonized, save for a short Italian occupation in the 1930s and 1940s.
Rwanda is a relatively stable East African country, and easily accessible from Kenya and Uganda.
Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa.
The Seychelles are a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean that lie off the coast of East Africa, northeast of Madagascar.
- Location: Africa
- Latitude of center: 2° 42' 7.4" (2.7021°) south
- Longitude of center: 37° 4' 25.7" (37.0738°) east
- Wikidata: East Africa
- DMOZ Open Directory: East Africa
- Wikimedia Commons: East Africa
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