Some statistics on Kilimanjaro
I love a good statistic, and while I admit that there old cliche about there being ‘Lies, damned lies and statistics’ holds some truth, I also think that a simple statistic can also tell you an awful lot. These statistics have almost all been supplied by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authorities (KINAPA), and have been provided to me by them so that I can then include them the guide.
Anyway, I hope you find them useful – or at least interesting.
Is Kilimanjaro one of the world’s biggest mountains?
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The most popular trekking routes on Kilimanjaro – the latest figures
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Which nationality climbs Kilimanjaro the most?
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Deaths on Kilimanjaro: the true statistics
It is almost impossible to ascertain with any degree of accuracy the number of people who die on Kilimanjaro each year. The one organisation that knows the exact body count, KINAPA, the park authorities, [...]