Alternative History
East African Federation
Shirikisho la Afrika Mashariki
Timeline: Unitatis
Flag Coat of Arms
Flag Coat of Arms
Location of East Africa
Location of East Africa
Taifa Moja Mustakabali Mmoja (Swahili)
("One People, One Destiny")
Anthem "National Anthem of the East African Federation"
Capital Arusha
Largest city Dar es Salaam
Other cities Nairobi, Kampala, Mombasa
Language English
Demonym East African
Government Federal presidential constitutional republic
Area 2,467,202 km²
Population 178,978,883 
GDP US$ 472.238 billion (PPP)

US$ 172.766 billion (nominal)

Independence from Britain
  declared 9 December 1961
Currency East African shilling

The East African Federation (Swahili: Shirikisho la Afrika Mashariki) is a nation located on the African continent. It borders Ethiopia and Egypt to the north, the Equatorial African Republic and the Congo to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the east and South Africa and Mozambique to the south. It is a regional power in Africa.

Britain and Germany had conquered the territory during the Scramble for Africa. The territory would later be entirely controlled by British protectorates following Germany's defeat in World War I. In 1961, the British created the East African Federation, an independent state comprised of Uganda, Tanganyika, Kenya, and Zanzibar, the former protectorates that had made up the territory.