25 Fascinating Facts About Eastern African Countries


1. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 has the largest population of (114,963,588 people.)
2. Somalia 🇸🇴 has the largest coastline in the region.
3. Kenya 🇰🇪 has the highest GDP in the region.
4. South Sudan 🇸🇸 is the leading Oil Producing Country in the region.
5. Djibouti 🇩🇯 has the smallest population in the region.
6. Tanzania 🇹🇿 has the highest point in Africa, MT Kilimanjaro.
7. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 has the strongest military in the region.
8. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 has the largest Dam, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project in Africa.
9. Kenya 🇰🇪 has the largest desert lake in the world, lake Turkana
10. Uganda 🇺🇬 supplies electricity to Kenya, Tanzania and nearby DRC regions.
11. Rwanda 🇷🇼 has the cleanest city in Africa.
12. Burundi 🇧🇮 once had monarchs.
13. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 is rich with historical sites of king’s castles and Emperor’s Palaces.
14. Eritrea 🇪🇷 women population in Eritrea is 3 times that of men.
15. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 has the largest lion species on earth, the Barbary lion with dark fur on the neck
16. Sudan 🇸🇩, South Sudan 🇸🇸and Ethiopia 🇪🇹 have a long history dating back 3500 years ago.
17. Sudan 🇸🇩 has some ancient pyramids on its northern region.
18. 🇰🇪 🇺🇬 🇹🇿 Has Lake Victoria which is the largest fresh water lake in Africa.
19. 🇹🇿 And 🇰🇪 have serengeti and maasai mara home to the great migration and 8th wonder of the world.
20. Kenya 🇰🇪 Mombasa Port was the first port in the region to be established in 1896.
21. Somalia 🇸🇴 was the first country in Africa to produce a pilot.
22. In Uganda 🇺🇬, less than one dollar is enough to sustain you for a day.
23. Ethiopia 🇪🇹 had the strongest Emperor and Monarchs that made them resist Colonization.
24. Tanzania 🇹🇿, lake Tanganyika in Tz is the deepest lake in Africa,
25. Lastly the longest river in the world is river Nile which is estimated to be 30 million years old.

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