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Burundi

Burundi
  • Capital

    Capital

    Bujumbura

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:26

  • Population

    Population

    10.36 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +257

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr BIF (franc)

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Burundi

Burundi
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Bujumbura

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:26

  • Population

    Population

    10.36 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +257

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr BIF (franc)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 256

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.53 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 274mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    27 830 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    7%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    11%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    79%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    8 300

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Hutu - 85 %
    Tutsi - 14 %
    Twa - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 62 %
    indigenous - 23 %
    Islam - 10 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    61.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Kirundi
    French
    Swahili

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    41 000

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    9.8 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.7%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    126%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    122 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    1.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    consumer goods (blankets), shoes, soap, beer, assembly of imported components, public works construction, food processing

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, cassava (manioc), beef

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, arable land

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    90%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    440kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    164 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    1

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What not to do when visiting Burundi

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Marker Burundi
Business & Communication

Don’t forget the social status is very important - person’s posture, body movements and way of speaking are signs of status.

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2/6
Marker Burundi
Business & Communication

Don’t photograph certain sensitive buildings such as airports, military installations or government buildings. Always ask for permission.

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3/6
Marker Burundi
Street & Behavioral

Don’t ignore mosquito-borne diseases - always be cautious in advance and prevent Malaria and other diseases.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In eastern Africa, you can buy beer brewed from bananas.

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Marker Burundi
Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessary travel near the border areas with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Cibitoke Province including Route Nationales 5 and 10 from Bujumbura and Kayanza, Ruvubu National Park and the provinces of Karuzi, Ruyigi, Muyinga, and Cankuzo - there’s a higher threat of armed violence, banditry and kidnapping.

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5/6
Marker Burundi
Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised with frequent power shortages, especially during the dry season and after nightfall.

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6/6
Marker Burundi
Street & Behavioral

Don’t expect nice and shiny roads.

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