LOCATION OF COUNTRIES OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

LOCATION OF COUNTRIES OF THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY

The East African Community is made up of five member countries namely;

  1. Uganda
  2. Kenya
  3. Tanzania
  4. Rwanda
  5. Burundi
  6. South sudan

The East African region is made up of three countries and these are;

  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania

Rwanda and Burundi are geographically located in central Africa.

NB: Rwanda and Burundi are members of the East African Community but not geographically located in the East African region.

  • East Africa lies between lines of latitude 41/20N to about 121/20S of the Equator and lines of longitude 290E to 420E of the Greenwich meridian.
  • East Africa includes islands in the Indian Ocean namely.
  • Zanzibar
  • Pemba
  • Mafia

EAST AFRICA AND HER NEIGHBORS

ea map

Study the map above and answer the following questions.

  1. Name East Africa’s neighbours in the following directions.
  2. North
  1. South Sudan
  2. Ethiopia
  3. South
  4. Mozambique
  5. Malawi
  1. East
  • North East
  • Somalia
  • Indian Ocean
  • West
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Burundi
  • South West
  • Zambia