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Mount Kilimanjaro

The origin of the name "Kilimanjaro" is not precisely known, but a number of theories exist. Explorers had adopted the name by 1860 and reported that "Kilimanjaro" was the mountain's Kiswahili name and "Njaro" is an ancient Kiswahili word for "shining.

Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. Kibo, the highest; Mawenzi at 5,149 metres Learn more

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