Month: May 2021

Burundi National Symbols

National symbols The current flag of Burundi has existed since 1967, in 1982 only the aspect ratios were changed. Previously, there were similar flags with the same colors and arrangements,…

Burundi Justice, Security and Military

Official name: Republic of Burundi Area: 27,834 km² Residents: approx. 12.4 million (2018) Growth of population: 3.23% (2018, estimated) Seat of government: Gitega (capitals Bujumbura / Gitega) Official languages: Kirundi,…

Living in Burundi

Currency: Burundi Franc (BIF) Exchange rate: 2296.07 Burundi Franc = 1 Euro (11/15/2020) Time zone: UTC + 2 Country code (phone): +257 Climate (for Gitega): Tropical equatorial climate, reduced altitude…

Canada Geography

In terms of area, Canada is the second largest country after Russia. With an area of ​​9,984,670 square kilometers, Canada is almost as big as all of Europe. 41% of…

Australia Overview

Geography and demography Capital city: Canberra Area: 7,741,220 km2 (Denmark: 43,000 km2) Population: 25.4 million (2019) Language: English Population: The vast majority of Australians are of European descent (up to…

Iquitos, Peru Travel Guide

In Iquitos there is plenty to experience. Experience, among other things, Gustave Eiffel’s artwork “Jernhuset” or the fantastic and colorful butterfly farm “Pilpintuwasi”, run by the passionate Austrian woman Gudrun….

Shopping and Eating in Burundi

  Eating The Burundian kitchen is not very rich. Despite a smaller offer in the country, you can eat varied. The staple foods include carbohydrate-rich basics like cassava, millet, plantains,…

Burundi Everyday Life

Living in other cities Gitega Gitega is the second largest city in Burundi and is located in the center of the country, approx. 60 km east of Bujumbura. The location…

Travel to Burundi

Entry and residence regulations You can apply for the visa required for entry at the Embassy of the Republic of Burundi in Berlin. Various documents are required for this; Children…

Burundi Population and Languages

Languages In Burundi, Kirundi is spoken by the majority of the population. It is a Niger-Congo language and almost identical to the Kinyarwanda spoken in neighboring Rwanda. French is also…

Burundi People

  Age structure The age structure in Burundi shows a high proportion of young people. Almost half of the population (46%) is under 15 years old, so they are children….

Burundi Society

Proportion of literate adults: 59% (2019) Major religions: Christian 78%, Islam 3-4%, other religions Urban population: 12.67% (2017) Life expectancy: 63.0 years (women) 59.4 years (men) (2018) Gender Inequality Index…

Burundi Social Structure

Ethnic groups or ethnic groups Similar to Rwanda, three different ethnic groups or ethnic groups live in Burundi: the Hutu, who represent the largest group numerically (approx. 80%) and belong…

Burundi Health

In Burundi, the health system is in poor shape due to a lack of materials and a lack of qualified personnel. There are few well-equipped hospitals. Private clinics are expensive….

Burundi Culture

Culture and traditions Despite years of conflict, poverty and hunger, the solidarity community is of high cultural value for Burundian society. Burundian society, which is also collectivist or relationship-oriented, culturally…

Burundi Education

Education The school system in Burundi was until 2011 a six-year primary school followed by seven years of secondary school. After the 10th grade, a technical diploma (A2 diploma) could…

Burundi Foreign Cooperation

Burundi is heavily dependent on bilateral and multilateral donors from the international community. The development cooperation has a high proportion of the economic and social development of Burundi. The OECD…

Burundi Trade and Trade balance

Trade and trade balance Burundi has a high import surplus in its trade balance. Machines, capital goods and vehicles are imported. Exports are mainly coffee and tea, which are also…

Burundi Economic Sectors

  Agriculture In Burundi more than 90% of the population live from agriculture, the majority of which is subsistence farming. Burundi’s agriculture is not very productive and has to deal…

Burundi Economic Overview

Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world economically. Years of civil war, domestic political instability and ethnic-social tensions have weakened Burundi’s economy extremely. The return and integration…

5 Must in Marbella

Marbella has become one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations, both for Swedes and international tourists. And of course this is easy to understand. Here it is guaranteed warm and…

Burundi Foreign Policy

Maintaining good foreign policy relations is important for Burundi, as more than half of the budget is dependent on external financiers. The European Union is particularly important as a bilateral…

Burundi Civil Wars

Burundi has long been the scene of bloody conflicts, genocides and civil wars, which are mainly based on ethnic-social differences and land disputes. In contrast to neighboring Rwanda, the various…

Political Burundi 2020

Before the elections The Burundian people, the political opposition in Burundi and also the international public took in disbelief when Nkurunzizas announced in 2018 that he would not be available…

Burundi Developments from 2016

Due to the ongoing conflict-ridden situation in Burundi, the European Union canceled its direct financial support for the country in March 2016. This concerned public funding and budget support, but…

Burundi 2015 Elections

On 13 May 2015 it finally came to the climax of tensions to a coup of General Godefroid Niyombare, while the president was staying at an emergency summit in Tanzania….

Burundi Elections

In general, the constitution provides for elections every 5 years. The local elections in May 2010 were overshadowed by the opposition’s allegations that the government had massively falsified the election…

Greek Islands and Mainland

Greece trips for every type of vacation Regardless of whether you are looking for a spontaneous last minute holiday in Greece or want to go on a package tour, I…