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Geography Statistics of Burundi

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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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  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 9,915 sq miles (25,680 sq km)
    (water) 830 sq miles (2,150 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 10,745 sq miles (27,830 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 16 provinces in Burundi. They are Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Mwaro, Ngozi, Rutana and Ruyigi.
  • Horizontal Width: 78.74 miles (126.72 km) from Bujumbura east to Gisuru
  • Vertical Length: 138.22 miles (222.45 km) from Ngozi south to Mabanda

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania
  • Geographic Center: About 17.61 miles (28.34 km) northeast of Gitega
  • Highest Point: Mount Heha, 8,759 ft. (2,670 m)
  • Lowest Point: Lk. Tanganyika, 2,532 ft. (772 m)
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Burundi Trivia

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 Culture Of Burundi?

Burundi has a rich heritage of oral literature which features stories, legends, poems, songs, and riddles.

The Culture 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

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