Mount Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level.
Elevation: 5,895 m
First ascent: 1889
Easiest route: Hiking
Start: Moshi, Tanzania
Mountain range: Eastern Rift mountains
First ascenders: Ludwig Purtscheller, Hans Meyer