Burundi REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI

International Treaties
Paris Convention
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Chronic malnutrition
Dependent on foreign aid
Landlocked country (no coastline)
Lack of access to education and access to financial services
One of the world's poorest countries
Poor legal system
Poverty and war recovery

Currency
Burundi franc (FBu)
(300 francs)

Dialing Code
257

Internet Domain
.bi

Burundi
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Education in Burundi is compulsory for 6 years, between the ages of 7 and 13
Literacy rate is low

Employment Majority
Mostly agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides

Main Imports
Capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs

Main Industries
Light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap, assembly of imported components, public works construction, food processing

CULTURE

Languages
Kirundi
French

Population
10 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Bujumbura

Climate
Equatorial

Neighbouring Countries
Rwanda, Tanzania, Congo

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