East Africa Countries sometimes included in East Africa
East Africa is the most eastern region of the African continent. There are different ways to decide the area East Africa covers - it can be defined by geography or countries. It has some of the earliest found fossils of humans.
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Eastern Africa (UN Statistics Division subregion)
Image of the region between Lake Victoria (on the right) and Lakes Albert, Kivu and Tanganyika (from north to south) showing dense vegetation (bright green) and fires (red).
Early Iron Age findings in East and Southern Africa
Map of British East Africa in 1911