Kilimanjaro is in a language meaningful sawahili a glowing mountain is located in northeast Tanzania. Kilimanjaro has a height of 4600 m and is the highest mountain in the world of free-standing. Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in afroka, when measured from sea level reaches 5895 meters. Kilimanjaro are also many who call this white mountain (kilima dscharo or Oldoinyo Oibor) because the top of the mountain is covered with snow so white. Kilimanjaro is the highest point in the world served by a GSM mobile telephone network.  mobile phone Vodacom Customer (a subsidiary of Vodafone) can still be called from up there.
Along the climbing routes available cottages with facilities for cooking and bathing. Some of them even have a cottage in the flow of electricity. Final stage of the climb, from Kibo hut at an altitude of 4720 m to reach the top is usually undertaken at night when small stones into groups because frozen, and the road is more easily bypassed. Climbers usually get to the point Gilman on the outskirts of the crater at about five or six in the morning. From there just 1 ½ hours to reach Uhuru Peak. Strong climbers who are still running can continue the journey under the warmth of the sun. Each year, about 15,000 climbers visited Kilimanjaro, and 40% of them made it to the top.
but it is in the current regrettable kilimsanjsro ice on top of already very thin.even expected to disappear in the years 2015 to 2020. Glaciers that enveloped the top of this mountain since 11,700 years ago dwindling. Compared to the last century, the volume of ice on top of Kilimanjaro was reduced by more than 80%.