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Tanzania Elevation Map

Tanzania's elevation is characterized by several plateaus, mountain ranges, and valleys.


The Usambara and Livingstone ranges of mountains are the oldest and the highest parts of the country.


The Eastern Arc ranges which run from Taita Hills to the Lukwika-Lumesule mountains in southern Tanzania are lower but just as breathtaking.

The elevation changes in Tanzania create beautiful natural scenery that is popular among hikers, mountaineers, and nature enthusiasts.

Highest point

Kilimanjaro, standing at 5,895 meters, is the highest point in Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Tanzania is the Indian Ocean which has an elevation of 0 meters.

Similar landscape

Tanzania's elevation is similar to several eastern African countries, such as Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Tanzania and their elevation above sea level.