Flag of BurundiHello.. I'm back after a week of not posting any post in my Blog - due to some work commitment.
I found that a visitor from BURUNDI was on line a few days ago - the 191st country to visit my Blog.
So, let's see what Burundi have to offer....
Burundi is wedged between Tanzania, The Republic of Congo and Rwanda, in East-Central Africa. Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys.
FACTS AND FIGURES:
President: Pierre Nkurunziza (2005)
Land Area: 9,903 sq mi (25,649 sq km)
Total Area: 10,745 sq mi (27,830 sq km)
Population (2012 est): 10,557,259
Capital and Largest City: Bujumbura, 455,000
Monetary unit: Burundi franc
National name: Republika y'u Burundi
Languages: Kirundi and French (official), Swahili
Ethnicity/Race: Hutu (Bantu) 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%
National Holiday: Independence Day, July 1
Religions: Roman Catholic 62%, indigenous 23%, Islam 10%, Protestant 5%
Literacy rate: 59.3% (2011 est)
Arable Land: 35%
Agriculture: Coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc, beef, milk, hides.
Industries: Light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap.
Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, limestone.
Exports: coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides.
Imports: Capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuff.
Major Trading Partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, US., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Italy, Uganda, Japan.
Ports and Harbors: Bujumbura
Have a nice day....