East Africa

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.
Popular destinations: Dar es Salaam, Mogadishu and Tanzania

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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.
Popular destinations: Dar es Salaam, Moshi and Arusha

On the Indian Ocean coast between Somalia to the east and north east and Tanzania to the south, is the Eastern African country of Kenya.
Popular destinations: Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu

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.
Popular destinations: Kampala, Entebbe and Kisoro

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.
Popular destinations: Addis Ababa, Lalibela and Bahir Dar

Madagascar is a country located in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of Africa.
Popular destinations: Antananarivo, Toliara and Morondava

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.
Popular destinations: Mogadishu, Hargeisa and Somaliland


Rwanda is a relatively stable East African country, and easily accessible from Kenya and Uganda.
Popular destinations: Kigali, Nyungwe National Park and Huye

Eritrea is in East Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan, with a long disputed border with Ethiopia.
Popular destinations: Asmara, Massawa and Nakfa

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.
Popular destinations: Saint-Denis, Piton de la Fournaise and Saint-Gilles

Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres from the African continent.
Popular destinations: Port Louis, Grand Bay and Quatre Bornes

Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa.

The Seychelles are a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean that lie off the coast of East Africa, northeast of Madagascar.
Popular destinations: Victoria, La Digue and Mahé

The Comoros are an island nation off the coast of East Africa, in the Indian Ocean between northern Mozambique and northern Madagascar.
Popular destinations: Grand Comore, Nioumachoua and Moheli

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