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Official Name: Republic of Burundi

Region: Great Lakes, Eastern Africa

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Capital: Bujumbura

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Currency: Burundian franc

President: Pierre Nkurunziza

Population: 8,575,172 (2011) World Bank

GDP: US$ 2.326 billion (2011) World Bank

Official Languages: French Language, Kirundi language

Colonial Powers:

  • Germany (1885-1924)
  • Belgium (1924-1962)
  • UN Trust Territory (1962-1966)

Independence: 1966

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