10 Facts about Eastern Africa

Monday, March 20th 2017. | World

The following Facts about Eastern Africa will explain the eastern part of African continent. There are 20 territories included in Eastern Africa according to the UN Statistics Division Scheme. The Central East Africa consists of Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, and Uganda. All of them are included in EAC or East African Community. In some cases, Rwanda and Burundi are included in Central Africa.  Others include Mayotte and Reunion. Both of them are located in the Indian Ocean, which serve as the overseas territories of France. Let us check other interesting facts about Eastern Africa:

Facts about Eastern Africa 1: the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is a collective term used to call Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti in Eastern Africa.

Facts about Eastern Africa 2: the small island nations

Eastern Africa also has the small island nations located in Indian Ocean. They are Seychelles, Mauritius and Comoros.

Djibouti Eastern Africa

Djibouti Eastern Africa

Facts about Eastern Africa 3: the eastern side of the sub-continent

The countries located on the eastern part of the sub-African continent are Madagascar and Mozambique. The islands in Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia develop a closer relationship with Madagascar. Check facts about countries in Africa here.

Facts about Eastern Africa 4: other nations

Other nations, which constitute the parts of Easter Africa, are Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi.

Facts about Eastern Africa

Facts about Eastern Africa

Facts about Eastern Africa 5: the definition of Eastern Africa

If you check the present-day definition of Eastern Africa, it only consists of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. However, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti are included in Eastern Africa in wider concept.

Facts about Eastern Africa 6:  the wild animals

The wild animals are always associated with some areas in Eastern Africa.  You may spot black rhinos, leopard, lion, buffalo and elephant. Get facts about child labor in Africa here.

Comores Eastern Africa

Comores Eastern Africa

Facts about Eastern Africa 7: geography

The scenic geography of Eastern Africa is famous in the world. Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro are located here.

Facts about Eastern Africa 8: the lakes

The notable lakes in Eastern Africa include Lake Tanganyika and Lake Victoria.

Eastern Africa

Eastern Africa

Facts about Eastern Africa 9: climate

It is hard to define the exact climate of Eastern Africa due to the atypical characteristics. Due to its latitude, it has the dry and cool climate.

Facts about Eastern Africa 10: temperature

The minimum temperature of Eastern Africa is 59 degrees F or 14 degrees C. The maximum one is around 77 degrees F or 25 degrees C. During the dry season, it is prevalent to spot frost at the altitude of 8,202 feet or 2,500 m.

Tanzania Eastern Africa

Tanzania Eastern Africa

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