About Burundi

Capital Gitega
National Name Republica de burundi
National Holiday New Year's Day
Language Burundi
Burundi country code +257
President Évariste Ndayishimiye (2019)
Land Area 27,834 km²
Total Area 27,834 km²
Population 1.15 crores (2019)
Groth Rate 1.8%
Birth rate 5.41/1000
Infant Mortality rate 39.9/1000
Life Expectancy 61.25 years
Density 17/Km2
Currency Burundian franc
Literacy Rate 68.38% (2020 est)

HISTORY OF BURUNDI INTRODUCTION

Burundi ,is an inland country within the Great Rift Valley wherever the African lake region and geographic region combine. It's bounded by Rwanda to the north, United Republic of Tanzania to the east and southeast, and also the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Lake Tanganyika lies on its south-western border

HISTORY:

Burundi is one amongst the few countries in the continent, beside its neighbour Rwanda among others, to be an immediate territorial continuation of a pre-colonial era African state. the first history of Burundi, and particularly the role and nature of the country's 3 dominant ethnic groups: the Twa, Bantu and Watusi, is very debated amongst teachers and historians alike but, it's necessary to notice that the character of culture and ethnic teams is usually fidgety and changing easily in nature, changing many times.

GEOGRAPHY:

One of the tiniest countries on the continent, Burundi is inland, usually has an equatorial climate, meaning heavy sunlight and rainfall. Burundi is a part of the Albertine Rift, the western extension of the geographical area Rift. The country lies on a rolling upland within the centre of the continent.

RELIGION:

Sources estimate the Christian population at 80–90%, with Roman Catholics representing 60–65%. Protestant and Anglican practitioners represent the remaining 15–25. Muslims represent 2–5%, the bulk of whom are Sunnis and reside in the urban areas.

ECONOMY:

Burundi was an inland, resource-poor country with an underdeveloped producing sector. The economy is dependent mainly on agriculture. Subsistence agriculture accounts for 90% of agriculture. Burundi's primary exports are coffee and tea, and different agricultural products are exported such as cotton, tea, maize, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk and hides.

CULTURE:

Burundi's culture is predicated on native tradition and also the influence of nearby countries, although cultural prominence has been hindered by civil wars and protests all along by the people . Farming is the main business, a typical Burundian meal consists of sweet potatoes, corn and peas. Thanks to the low expense of poultry, meat is consumed whole many times per month.

Madrasah-i Gawhar Shad
Buzkashi Stadium
Id Gah Mosque.
Ashraf Ghani