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East Africa is a region in Africa.

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East Africa regions
Burundi
On the shores of Lake Tanganyika; largely deforested and has precious little to interest the visitor
Comoros
Tiny Indian Ocean island group between Madagascar and Mozambique
Djibouti
Small country across the Gulf of Aden from Yemen and largely Arabic in nature
Eritrea
This relatively small nation has heavy Arab and African influences
Ethiopia
Africa's second largest population; an old Christian country, home to castles, beautiful monasteries, and wonderful food
Kenya
Known for its world-class safaris and beautiful beaches
Madagascar
Expect the unexpected in the land of the lemurs and the so-called eighth continent
Mauritius
Tropical Indian Ocean island
Rwanda
Gorillas in the mist
Seychelles
A group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar
Somalia
One of the least visited nations on earth, it is by no coincidence that the nation is also wrought with political instability, civil war, and rampant kidnapping/abductions
Tanzania
Mt. Kilimanjaro and major game parks
Uganda
Wildlife abounds and this is the best place for treks into the Congolese jungle to visit the nearly extinct mountain gorillas

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  • Aksum — the ancient capital of Ethiopia famous for its stelae and the ruins of various palaces
  • La Digue — the quietest, most picturesque and most exclusive Island in the Seychelles; home of L'Anse Source D'Argent, one of the world's top beaches

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