What Is the Capital of Burundi?


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The capital and largest city of Burundi is Bujumbura. Bujumbura is located in western Burundi, near the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, and has an area of about 33 square miles.

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Burundi is a landlocked country situated in central Africa. Burundi is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania. Burundi covers a total area of about 11,000 square miles, making it the 147th largest country in the world. It is a bit smaller than the state of Maryland. Burundi has primarily a mountainous and uneven terrain, transitioning to a plateau in the east. Burundi has a population of about 10.4 million people, as of 2014, making it the 86th most-populated country in the world.

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