East Africa

East Africa is a part of around and east of the Great Rift Valley, a land feature stretching from the Red Sea to the Mozambique Channel. East Africa is the cradle of mankind, as the first species of the Homo genus evolved here, and migrated to the rest of the world.
is the largest country in . It is bordered by and to the north; , and the to the west; and , and to the south.
Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the easer, the country of is surrounded by
is a country in . It is bordered to the east by , to the north by , to the west by the , to the southwest by , and to the south by .
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.
is a relatively stable country, and easily accessible from and .
is in , bordering the Red Sea, between and , with a long disputed border with .
is on the Horn of Africa, and is bordered by to the west, to the north-west, and on its south-west.
is a small country in , although it has some cultural and geographical ties with .
is officially an autonomous region of the country of .

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