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.
Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, 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.
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.
On the Indian Ocean coast between Somalia to the north east and Tanzania to the south, is the Eastern African country of Kenya.
Rwanda is a relatively stable East African country, and easily accessible from Kenya and Uganda.
Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa and is the oldest nation within borders bearing some resemblance to those that existed 500 years ago.
Reunion is a French overseas department located in the midst of the Indian Ocean, east of the island of Madagascar and 200km to the south-west of Mauritius, in East Africa.
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.
Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa.
Dar es Salaam was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of Zanzibar on the site of the village of Mzizima.
The Seychelles are a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean that lie off the coast of East Africa, northeast of Madagascar.
Mombasa with a population of over 1 million, is the second-largest city of Kenya.
The Comoros are an island nation off the coast of East Africa, in the Indian Ocean between northern Mozambique and northern Madagascar.
Madagascar is a country located in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of Africa.
The capital of Kenya and the largest city is Nairobi with a population of nearly four million.
Eritrea is a country in East Africa, in an area sometimes known as the Horn of Africa, between Djibouti and Sudan, with a long disputed border with Ethiopia and a long coast on the Red Sea.
Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean situated some 2,000 kilometres from the African continent.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust
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