November 17, 2014 Miriam Chiazor

Welcome to Burundi

Burundi is a tiny country in the eastern part of Africa, inhabited by approximately 9 million people with an estimate of $5 billion in 2012. It comprises of elements of a young nation with ancient traditions constituting to its rich culture such as music, dance and handicrafts.

The country was dominated by a sect of people known as Twa, Hutu and Tutsi, for over 500 years, and was first colonized by Germany, while Belgians later took over after the First World War.

Though the country is tiny, it is endowed with soaring mountains and fantastic lakeside beaches; that have plunged for years in the region. Visiting Burundi is viable and alluring prospect for travelers for the first time. Whether you intend to lounge on the beaches of the amazing Lake Tanganyika or setting eyes on one of the country’s enormous parks, it might just be a suitable vacation destination.

There are lots of attractions in Burundi, and the country ranks among the significant countries in Africa that offer exquisite holiday opportunities for all tourists. The amazing landscapes, forests and various tourists site make the country a hot favorite hangout for tourists. Lots of visitors come to this exotic nation as it possesses a distinct mysticism.






Destinations in Burundi

  • Bujumbura

    Bujumbura is Burundi’s largest city and capital. It has slowly evolved, over the years, into a welcoming...

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Quick facts

  • Official name
    Republic of Burundi
  • Location
    Burundi is a landlocked country located in the African Great Lakes region of southeast Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
  • Government
  • Dialing code
  • Climate weather
    Tropical highland
  • Population
    10,395,931 on 27,830 km²
  • Official language
    French and Kirundi
  • Other major languages
  • Currency
    Burundian Franc (BIF)
  • Foreign currencies accepted
    EUR (€), USD ($)
  • Entry requirements
    Visa (takes less than 7 days to process); Yellow Fever certificate is required on arrival from all travelers over one year of age. (For more information, visitwww.burunditourisme.com)