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Flag of Burundi
Land Area 25,680 km2
Water Area 2,150 km2
Total Area 27,830km2 (#142)
Population 11,099,298 (#80)
Population Density 432.22/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $7.89 Billion
GDP Per Capita $800
Currency Franc (BIF)
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Largest Cities
  • 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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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Burundi?

Burundi is rich in natural resources including arable land, natural forests, wildlife, water resources, peat, gold, nickel, and other mineral deposits.

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Burundi?

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Burundi?

The Hutu ethnic group makes up around 85% of the population of Burundi.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Burundi

What are the Ecological Regions of Burundi?

Burundi's environmental landscape is a mix of highland forests and savanna grasslands. The ecological regions include tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, tropical and subtropical grasslands, and shrublands.

Ecological Regions Of Burundi

What is the Largest Religion in Burundi?

An estimated 75% of Burundians are Christian, with 81.5% of these Christians (61.1% of the total population) being Roman Catholic Christians.

Religious Beliefs In Burundi

What is the biggest city in Burundi?

Bujumbura is the largest city in Burundi with a population of nearly 500,000.

Biggest Cities In Burundi

What is the Currency of Burundi?

The official currency of Burundi is the Burundian franc.

What is the Currency of Burundi?

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