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Saturday, November 24, 2012

BURUNDI - My 191st Country Visitor

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Hello.. 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....

GOVERNMENT:
Republic
Wedged between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda in east-central Africa, Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys. It is equal in size to Maryland.

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GEOGRAPHY:
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
10,557,259 (growth rate: 3.1%); birth rate: 40.58/1000; infant mortality rate: 60.32/1000; life expectancy: 59.24; density per sq km: 338

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10,557,259 (growth rate: 3.1%); birth rate: 40.58/1000; infant mortality rate: 60.32/1000; life expectancy: 59.24; density per sq km: 338

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0,557,259 (growth rate: 3.1%); birth rate: 40.58/1000; infant mortality rate: 60.32/1000; life expectancy: 59.24; density per sq km: 338

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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%
Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $3.672 billion; per capita $400. Real growth rate: 4.2%. Inflation: 9%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 35%. Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides. Labor force: 4.245 million (2011); agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.). Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing. Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone. Exports: $106.7 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides. Imports: $543 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs. Major trading partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, U.S., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, France, Italy, Uganda, Japan (2004).

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Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $3.672 billion; per capita $400. Real growth rate: 4.2%. Inflation: 9%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 35%. Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides. Labor force: 4.245 million (2011); agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.). Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing. Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone. Exports: $106.7 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides. Imports: $543 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs. Major trading partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, U.S., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, France, Italy, Uganda, Japan (2004).

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Literacy rate: 59.3% (2011 est)
Inflation: 9%
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
Airports: 8

Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 32,600 (2011); mobile cellular: 1,980,000 (2011). Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 4, shortwave 1 (2001). Television broadcast stations: 1 (2001). Internet hosts: 236 (2011). Internet users: 157,800 (2011).

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Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $3.672 billion; per capita $400. Real growth rate: 4.2%. Inflation: 9%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 35%. Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides. Labor force: 4.245 million (2011); agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.). Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing. Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone. Exports: $106.7 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides. Imports: $543 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs. Major trading partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, U.S., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, France, Italy, Uganda, Japan (2004).

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Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $3.672 billion; per capita $400. Real growth rate: 4.2%. Inflation: 9%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 35%. Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides. Labor force: 4.245 million (2011); agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.). Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing. Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone. Exports: $106.7 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides. Imports: $543 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs. Major trading partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, U.S., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, France, Italy, Uganda, Japan (2004).

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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.)
Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $3.672 billion; per capita $400. Real growth rate: 4.2%. Inflation: 9%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 35%. Agriculture: coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, manioc (tapioca); beef, milk, hides. Labor force: 4.245 million (2011); agriculture 93.6%, industry 2.3%, services 4.1% (2002 est.). Industries: light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing. Natural resources: nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum (not yet exploited), vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone. Exports: $106.7 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides. Imports: $543 million f.o.b. (2011 est.): capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs. Major trading partners: Germany, Belgium, Pakistan, U.S., Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, France, Italy, Uganda, Japan (2004).
Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 32,600 (2011); mobile cellular: 1,980,000 (2011). Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 4, shortwave 1 (2001). Television broadcast stations: 1 (2001). Internet hosts: 236 (2011). Internet users: 157,800 (2011).
Transportation: Railways: 0 km. Highways: total: 12,322 km; paved: (2011 est.). Waterways: mainly on Lake Tanganyika (2004). Ports and harbors: Bujumbura. Airports: 8 (2011).


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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 (growth rate: 3.1%); birth rate: 40.58/1000; infant mortality rate: 60.32/1000; life expectancy: 59.24; density per sq km: 338
Other large city: Gitega, 45,700
Monetary unit: Burundi franc


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Wedged between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda in east-central Africa, Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys. It is equal in size to Maryland.

Read more: Burundi: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107374.html#ixzz2D85Br8uD
Wedged between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda in east-central Africa, Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys. It is equal in size to Maryland.

Read more: Burundi: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107374.html#ixzz2D85Br8uD
Wedged between Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda in east-central Africa, Burundi occupies a high plateau divided by several deep valleys. It is equal in size to Maryland.

Read more: Burundi: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107374.html#ixzz2D85Br8uD

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