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Republic of Burundi
  • Republika y'Uburundi  (Kirundi)
  • République du Burundi  (French)
Motto: 
  • "Ubumwe, Ibikorwa, Amajambere" (Kirundi)
  • "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (French)
Anthem: Burundi Bwacu  (Kirundi)
Our Burundi
Location of  Burundi  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Burundi  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Bujumbura
3°30′S30°00′E / 3.500°S 30.000°E / -3.500; 30.000
Official languages
Ethnic groups
  • 85% Hutu
  • 14% Tutsi
  •   1% Twa
  • ~3,000 Europeans
  • ~2,000 South Asians
DemonymBurundian
GovernmentPresidentialrepublic
Pierre Nkurunziza[1]
Gaston Sindimwo
Joseph Butore
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Status
1945–1962
• Independence from Belgium
1 July 1962
• Republic
1 July 1966
28 February 2005
Area
• Total
27,834 km2 (10,747 sq mi)[2]
• Water (%)
10[3]
Population
• 2015 estimate
11,178,921[4]
• 2008 census
8,053,574[2]
• Density
401.6/km2 (1,040.1/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$7.892 billion[5]
• Per capita
$818[5]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$2.742 billion[5]
• Per capita
$284[5]
Gini (2006)33[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.404[7]
low · 184th
CurrencyBurundian franc (FBu) (BIF)
Time zoneCAT(UTC+2)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+257
ISO 3166 codeBI
Internet TLD.bi

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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