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Republic of Burundi

  • Republika y'Uburundi  (Kirundi)
  • République du Burundi  (French)
Motto: 
  • "Imana, Umwami, Igihugu" (Kirundi)
  • "Dieu, Le Roi, Le Pays" (French)
Anthem: Burundi Bwacu  (Kirundi)
Our Burundi
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Location Burundi AU Africa.svg
CapitalGitega (political) Bujumbura (economic)[a]
3°30′S30°00′E / 3.500°S 30.000°E / -3.500; 30.000
Largest cityBujumbura[a]
Official languagesKirundi (national and official)
French (official)
Ethnic groups
([1])
  • 85% Hutu
  • 14% Tutsi
  •   1% Twa
  • ~3,000 Europeans
  • ~2,000 South Asians
Religion
(2015)[2]
Demonym(s)Burundian
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialconstitutional republic
Évariste Ndayishimiye
Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni
Prosper Bazombanza
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Status
1945–1962
• Independence from Belgium
1 July 1962
• Republic
28 November 1966
28 February 2005
Area
• Total
27,834 km2 (10,747 sq mi)[3] (142nd)
• Water (%)
10[4]
Population
• 2020 estimate
11,865,821[5] (84th)
• 2008 census
8,053,574[3]
• Density
401.6/km2 (1,040.1/sq mi) (20th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$8.380 billion
• Per capita
$727[6]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$3.573 billion
• Per capita
$310[6]
Gini (2013)39.2[7]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.423[8]
low · 185th
CurrencyBurundian franc (FBu) (BIF)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+257
ISO 3166 codeBI
Internet TLD.bi

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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