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Burundi Facts

  • Name: Burundi
    (long form) Republic of Burundi
  • Capital City: Bujumbura (800,000 pop.)
  • Burundi Population: 10,888,321 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Burundi Franc
    (conversion rates)

    Burundi Franc
    1000 Burundi Francs
  • Ethnicity: Hutu (Bantu) 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%
  • GDP total: $5.489 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bujumbura, Gitega, Muyinga, Ngozi
  • Name: Meaning, "Land of the Rundi-Speakers."
  • National Day: July 1
  • Religion: Christian 67% indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%
  • Symbols

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