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Burundi Travel Guide

View of Bujumbura, Burundi, looking east from the cathedral spire
Quick Facts
Capital Bujumbura
Government Republic
Currency Burundi franc (BIF)
Area total: 27,830 km2
water: 2,180 km2
land: 25,650 km2
Population 8,090,068 (July 2006 est.)
Language Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)
Religion Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%

Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. It is surrounded by Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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