East Africa

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East Africa is a part of Africa around and east of the Great Rift Valley, a land feature stretching from the Red Sea to the Mozambique Channel. East Africa is 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.
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Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south.
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Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the easer, the Eastern African country of Kenya is surrounded by
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Uganda is a country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania.
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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.
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Rwanda is a relatively stable East African country, and easily accessible from Kenya and Uganda.
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Eritrea is in East Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan, with a long disputed border with Ethiopia.
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Somalia is on the Horn of Africa, and is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the north-west, and Kenya on its south-west.
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Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa.
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Somaliland is officially an autonomous region of the country of Somalia.
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East Africa

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  • Latitude of center:  2° 42' 7.4" (2.7021°) south
  • Longitude of center:  37° 4' 25.7" (37.0738°) east
  • Wikidata:  East Africa
  • Wikimedia Commons:  East Africa

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