Burundi

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About Country

Capital
Gitega
Population
Approximately 12.2 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
445 people per square kilometer
GDP
$3.12 billion (2020 estimate)
Language
Kirundi and French are the official languages, Swahili is also spoken
Currency
Burundian franc (BIF)
National Dish
Beans and cornmeal porridge
Religion
Christianity and Islam are the predominant religions in Burundi, with a small minority practicing traditional beliefs
Climate
Burundi has a tropical highland climate, with temperatures ranging from 16°C to 23°C (61°F to 73°F) throughout the year
Main Industries
Agriculture, particularly coffee and tea production, as well as mining of nickel, tin, and other minerals
Level of Development
Burundi is considered a low-income country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 185 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 27,834 square kilometers

Uncover the hidden gems of Burundi 🇧🇮, a land of vibrant drumming traditions 🥁, breathtaking scenic landscapes 🌄, and unforgettable gorilla trekking experiences 🦍. Immerse yourself in the culture and beauty of this East African nation on your next adventure!

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Burundi include:

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    Rusizi National Park: Located on the banks of Lake Tanganyika, this park is home to a variety of wildlife including hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and birds.

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    Karera Waterfalls: These waterfalls are located in the hills of eastern Burundi, surrounded by lush vegetation and stunning views.

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    Kibira National Park: This forest reserve is home to a variety of endangered species, including chimpanzees, forest elephants, and duikers.

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    Gitega National Museum: This museum houses a collection of traditional Burundian art and artifacts, as well as exhibits on the country's history and culture.

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    Lake Tanganyika: The second deepest lake in the world, Lake Tanganyika is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and boating.

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    Musée Vivant: Located in the capital city of Gitega, this living museum showcases traditional Burundian culture through demonstrations of crafts, music, and dance.

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    Source of the Nile: The Nile River begins in neighboring Rwanda, and Burundi is home to the source of the river, which is a popular spot for tourists.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Burundi has to offer. Visitors to the country can also enjoy hiking, visiting local markets, and exploring the country's rich cultural heritage.

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