The Regional: Africa: (Burundi Africa )


Burundi is a small, land-locked country in Central Africa, bordering to Rwanda, Tanganjika and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Area: 27834 km2 Capital: Bujumbura Administrative divisions: 16 provinces (Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Mwaro, Ngozi, Rutana, Ruyigi) Currency: Burundi-Franc Time Zone: MEZ + 1 Stunde Population: 6.6 million people Ethnic groups: 85% Hutu, 14% Tutsi, 1% Pygmies Languages: Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili Religion: Christian 67% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%. Recent history: Between 1993 and 2000, wide-spread, often intense ethnic violence between Hutu and Tutsi factions in Burundi created hundreds of thousands of refugees and left tens of thousands dead. Burundi Africa Regional.

Coordinates: 3°30′S 30°00′E  /  3.500°S 30.000°E  / -3.500; 30.000 (wikipedia)