At 19,340 feet, the highest point in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania and is a popular mountain climbing destination. The lowest point on the African continent is Lake ‘Asal, located in Djibouti, at 502 feet below sea level.
- Driest Place: The Sahara in northern Africa is the largest hot desert in the world. The climate is extremely dry in this region
- Biggest Lake: Lake Victoria (bordering Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya) is also the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. Only Lake Superior in North America is bigger.