Kilimanjaro National Park
Kilimanjaro National Park is a national park, located near Moshi, Tanzania. It is centered on Mount Kilimanjaro, and covers an area of 753 km² from 2°45’–3°25’S, 37°00’–37°43’E.
In the 1910’s, Mount Kilimanjaro and its forests was declared a game reserve by the German colonial government. In 1921 it was made a forest reserve. In 1973, the mountain above the tree line (~2700m) was reclassified as a National Park and was opened to public access in 1977. The park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.