Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, with a summit elevation of 5,895 meters (19,341 ft) above sea level. Kilimanjaro is a popular destination for trekking and mountaineering, and attracts thousands of visitors each year.

Celebrity Interest

Mount Kilimanjaro has been featured in numerous films and television shows, and has been climbed by a number of celebrities. In 2009, former US President Barack Obama's sister, Auma Obama, became the first black African woman to summit Kilimanjaro. Other celebrities who have climbed Kilimanjaro include:

  • Will Smith
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Brad Pitt
  • Edward Norton
  • Jessica Alba
  • Christian Bale
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Matt Damon
  • George Clooney

English Language Information

There is a wealth of information about Mount Kilimanjaro available in the English language. This includes books, articles, websites, and videos. Some of the most popular resources include:

  • Books:
    • "Kilimanjaro: A Trekking Guide" by Henry Stedman
    • "Kilimanjaro: The Trekking Adventure" by Richard Bangs
    • "Kilimanjaro: A Climbing and Trekking Guide" by John Biggar
  • Articles:
    • "How to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro" by National Geographic
    • "The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro" by The Guardian
    • "Kilimanjaro: The Ultimate Challenge" by CNN
  • Websites:
    • Kilimanjaro National Park
    • Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Guide
    • Kilimanjaro Trek and Tours
  • Videos:
    • "Kilimanjaro: The Ultimate Challenge" by National Geographic
    • "Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro" by The Discovery Channel
    • "Kilimanjaro: A Journey to the Roof of Africa" by BBC


Mount Kilimanjaro is a fascinating and challenging mountain that has attracted the attention of people from all over the world. There is a wealth of information about Kilimanjaro available in the English language, making it easy for people to learn more about this iconic mountain.