Ten fun facts about Burundi


Fact 1
Burundi's capital is Bujumbura.

Fact 2
The Twa, Hutu and Tutsi peoples have lived in Burundi for at least five hundred years.

Fact 3
Drumming is an important part of the Burundian cultural heritage.


Fact 4
The last Burundian monarchy is said to have begun in the late 17th century.

Fact 5
The country lies on a rolling plateau in the center of Africa.

Fact 6
Burundi's lands are mostly agricultural or pasture.

Fact 7
Burundi's largest industry is agriculture, which accounted for just over 30% of the GDP.

Fact 8
The nation's largest source of revenue is coffee, which makes up 93% of Burundi's exports.

Fact 9
Crafts are an important art form in Burundi and are attractive gifts to many tourists.

Fact 10
Basket weaving is a popular craft for Burundian artisans.


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