Burundi a country which is very well known for its legendary hospitality is set in the heart of Africa and its wonderful landscapes makes the country a real paradise. The soft and temperature climate in Burundi as well as the variety of its geographical structure make the country the best place for holidays and relaxation.
Facts about Burundi
- Burundi Flag
- Burundi Culture
Forests and National Parks in Burundi
- Rusizi National Park
- Lake Rwihinda Natural Reserve
- Kigwena Forest
- Bururi Natural Reserve
- Kibira National Park
- Ruvubu National Park
Facts about Burundi
What is the capital of Burundi?
The capital city of Burundi is Bujumbura situated on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. It is also the largest city of the country and the main port of Burundi.
Where is Burundi located?
Burundi situated in east-central Africa, covering an area of 10,745 square miles.
Which countries border Burundi?
Burundi is bordered on the north by Rwanda, by Tanzania on the east and south, and on the west the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
What is the currency of Burundi?
The Burundi Franc
What is the official language of Burundi?
French, Rundi and Swahili
What is the religion of Burundi?
The official religion of the country is Roman Catholicism; about 67 percent of Burundians are Roman Catholics, 23 percent practice indigenous beliefs, and 10 percent are Muslims.
Economy of Burundi
Agriculture is the main source of revenue in Burundi, with ninety percent of the population dependent on farming. Coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, tapioca and milk are the major agricultural products. The country exports coffee, tea, sugar, and cotton. Belgium, France, Italy, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda and Japan are the import partners. The export partners of Burundi are Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Rwanda and Thailand.
National day of Burundi
Burundi’s Independence Day is celebrated on July 1 every year to commemorate independence from the Belgian rule in 1960.