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HOLIDAY IN BURUNDI   >   AFRICA 


Provinces in Burundi: Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Mwaro, Ngozi, Rutana, Ruyigi

Cities & Villages in Burundi: Bubanza, Bururi, Cibitoke, Gitega, Muyinga, Ngozi.

Capital City of Burundi: Bujumbura


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Hotels in Burundi

   -   Hotel in Bujumbura

 
Novotel Bujumbura; The hotel features 106 comfortable and air-conditioned rooms and is located in the city center, 9 km from the international airport.

National Parks / Nature Reserves

  Bururi Forest Nature Reserve   -   a remnant afro-montane tropical forest
  Rumonge Nature Reserve   -   a semi-deciduous forest
  Kigwena Nature Reserve   -   a lowland tropical forest

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Create your perfect trip to Burundi   -   Flight, Hotel and Car

Burundi - The Biography of a Small African Country - ISBN 1850659176Travel Guides Burundi / Related Books

Burundi: The Biography of a Small African Country
Nigel Watt (Author)
Paperback: 224 pages; Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd (1 Sep 2008); ISBN-10: 1850659176; ISBN-13: 978-1850659174.

Transport / How do I travel to Burundi

  Bujumbura Airport 

  Airline Tickets /  Bargain Flights   -   Flights Burundi / Price comparison possible

  Maps International   -   Maps of Africa  
Mapsinternational.co.uk is one of the largest map shops online.
Map Burundi  Online map Burundi [ Uni Texas   -   Perry-Castaņeda Library   -   Map Collection ]


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  Government of Burundi   -   Republika y'u Burundi

  Tourism   -   Burundi embassy US

  Bujumbura  [ Mairie ]   -   capital city Burundi [ as well as province ]

  Bubanza   -   in the northwest bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo
Districts in Bubanza : Bubanza, Gihanga, Mpanda, Musigati en Rugazi.
  Bujumbura [ rural ]
Communes Bujumbura Rural province :  Isale, Kabezi, Kanyosha, Mubimbi, Mugongo-Manga, Muhuta, Mukike, Mutimbuzi, and Nyabiraba.
  Bururi 
It includes  the city of Rumonge which sits on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Bururi Province is home to the Bururi Forest Nature Reserve, a remnant afro-montane tropical forest, as well as the Rumonge Nature Reserve, a semi-deciduous forest, and Kigwena Nature Reserve, a lowland tropical forest.
  Cankuzo
Communes in Cankuzo province : Cankuzo, Cendajuru, Gisagara, Kigamba and Mishiha.
  Cibitoke   -   northwest   -   bordering Ruanda and the Democratic republic Congo
Districts in Cibitoke Province : Buganda, Bukinanyana, Mabayi, Mugina, Murwi and Rugombo.
  Gitega   -   in the centre of the Burundi
Districts in Gitega : Bugendana, Bukirasazi, Buraza, Giheta, Gishubi, Gitega, Makebuko, Mutaho, Nyanrusange, Ryansoro and Taba.
  Karuzi
Districts in Karuzi : Bugenyuzi, Buhiga, Gihogazi, Gitaramuka, Mutumba, Nyabikere and Shombo.
  Kayanza
Districts in Kayanza : Butaganzwa, Gahombo, Gatara, Kabarore, Kayanza, Matongo, Muhanga, Muruta and Rango.
  Kirundo   -   Most northern province in Burundi , bordering Rwanda.
Fishing at Lake Rugwero and South-Tschohoha Lake. In the southwest coffee. Southwest of Lake Rugwero Tungsten is found.
Districts in Kirundo : Bugabira, Busoni, Bwambarangwe, Gitobe, Kirundo, Ntega and Vumbi
  Makamba
Districts in Makamba : Kayogoro, Kibago, Mabanda, Makamba, Nyanza-Lac and Vugizo.
  Muramvya   -   most southern province Burundi
Borders Tanzania in the east and the Democratic Republic Congo as well as Lake Tanganyika in the west.
Districts in Muramvya : Bukeye, Kiganda, Mbuye, Muramvya and Rutegama.
  Muyinga   -   in the northeast of Burundi
Bordering Rwanda in the north, and Tanzania in the east.
Districts in Muyinga : Buhinyuza, Butihinda, Gashono, Gasorwe, Giteranyi, Muyinga, and Mwariko.
  Mwaro   -  province in the centre of Burundi, former part of Muramvya
Districts in Mwaro : Bisoro, Gisozi, Kayokwe, Ndava, Nyabihanga and Rusaka.
  Ngozi   -   Northern Burundi, bordering Rwanda
Districts in Ngozi : Busiga, Gashikanwa, Kiremba, Marangara, Mwumba, Ngozi, Nyamurenza, Ruhogoro and Tangara.
  Rutana   -   province in the southeast of Burundi, bordering Tanzania.
Districts in Rutana : Bukemba, Giharo, Gitanga, Mpinga Kayove, Musongati and Rutana.
  Ruyigi   -   province in the east of Burundi, bordering Tanzania
Districts in Ruyigi : Butaganzwa, Butezi, Bweru, Gisuru, Kinyinya, Nyabitsinda and Ruyigi.

  Bubanza City   -   city located in northwestern Burundi   -   capital city of Bubanza Province
1200 m above sea level.
  Bururi   -   capital city province Bururi
1836 m above sea level.
  Cankuzo City   -   located in eastern Burundi, capital city of Cankuzo Province.
  Cibitoke   -   capital city of Cibitoke Province
  Gitega   -   capital city of Gitega Province and second largest city in Burundi
Located east of Bujumbura and home of the Burundi National Museum. Several karyenda royal drum sanctuaries are located in the area, as well as the ibwami [ royal court ].
  Muyinga   -   city located in northern Burundi and capital city Muyinga Province
  Ngozi   -   city located in northern Burundi and capital city of Ngozi Province.

  Lake Tanganyika   -   see Wikipedia   -   Coordinates: 6°30′S 29°30′E
Situated within the Western Rift of the Great Rift Valley and confined by the mountainous walls of the valley.
Lake Tanganyika is divided between four countries : Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia. The water of the lake flows into the Congo River system and ultimately into the Atlantic Ocean. See also Rift Valley Lakes.

  News from Burundi   -   Burundi News
  Stanford University  -  links on Burundi

Cuisine   -   Burundi Cooking Recipes

  Burundian Cuisine

History of Burundi

Independence: 1 July 1962 (from UN trusteeship under Belgian administration

Since the independance of Belgium in 1962 enduring confrontations between Hutu rebels and the by Tutsi's dominated regular army an government [ 15% of the population = Tutsi ].

  Burundis History   -   Wikipedia
  The origins of Burundi are known only by a mix of oral history and archaeology. There are two main founding legends for Burundi. The one most promoted today tells a tale of a Rwandan named Cambarantama founding the nation. The other version, more common in pre-colonial Burundi, says that Cambarantama came from the southern state of Buha...
Info: Kingdom of Burundi, Colonial rule, Independence
  BBC - Burundi Timeline

Music, Art & Culture, Events in Burundi

  Karyenda   -   traditional African drum and main traditional symbol of Burundi and its mwami (kings)
The Karyenda had semi divine status. The mwami was said to interpret the messages of the beatings of the Karyenda and interpret them into rules for the kingdom ...
  Music of Burundi - Wikipedia
  Master_Drummers_of_Burundi

  Kirundi Language


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