By: Nick Boyd
- The Swahili Coast faces the water of the Indian Ocean and extends for a distance of about 580kms, from the border with Tanzania in the South to Somalia in the North.
- Some animals found on he coast are Chameleons, Shrews, Octopi, Ader's Duiker, and Bush- Baby's.
- The Swahili Coast does not produce enough plant life to sustain many different animals.
- Most people only visit the coast because of it's beaches.
- On the Swahili Coast, people speak SWahili, and Niger-Congo.
The People Of The Swahili Coast
- The Swahili people are a Bantu ethnic group and culture found on the coast of East Africa.
- The name Swahili is derived from the Arabic word Sawahil, meaning "coastal dwellers".
- There are no specific tribes on the coast.