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Dr. Mulera - Burundi

Country: Burundi
Total Area: 27,830 sq. km
Area under water: 2,150 sq. km
Area (land): 25,680 sq. km
Population: 10.4 million (2014 est.)

Geography

A landlocked country in East Africa, Burundi is surrounded by Congo to the west, Rwanda to the north, and Tanzania to the south and east. Lake Tanganyika constitutes two-thirds of Burundi’s western border.  Burundi has four topographic zones: (1) Rusizi plains – tropical climate, (2) Congo-Nile Ridge- mild, temperate climate, (3) Central plateau – rolling hills, (4) depressions of the East and North-East – tree dotted savannah.  Burundi is slightly smaller than the State of Maryland, USA.

 

Capital City: Bujumbura

bujumbura capital city of burundi

Other cities: Bubanza, Bururi, Cibitoke, Gitega, Kayanza, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Ngozi, Rutana, Ruyigi

 

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