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Burundi and which
Burundi occupies an area equal to in size, of which is land.
The main cash crop of Burundi is coffee, which accounted for 78. 5 % of exports in 1997.
There are a number of systems of transport in Burundi, including road and water-based infrastructure, the latter of which makes use of Lake Tanganyika.
Burundi possesses eight airports, of which one has paved runways, whose length exceeds 3, 047m.
Air service is maintained by Air Burundi, which operates domestic service and flies to Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Another project was launched in the same year, which aims to link Burundi and Rwanda ( which also has no railways ) to the DRC and Zambia, and therefore to the rest of Southern Africa.
Burundi and Rwanda dispute sections of border on the Akanyaru / Kanyaru and the Kagera / Nyabarongo rivers, which have changed course since the 1960s, when the boundary was delimited ; cross-border conflicts among Tutsi, Hutu, other ethnic groups, associated political rebels, armed gangs, and various government forces persist in the Great Lakes region.
It was found by investigators from the Environmental Investigation Agency ( EIA ) that CITES sales of stockpiles from Singapore and Burundi ( 270 tonnes and 89. 5 tonnes respectively ) had created a system which increased the value of ivory on the international market, rewarded international smugglers and gave them the ability to control the trade and continue smuggling new ivory.
Burundi and Rwanda dispute sections of border on the Akanyaru / Kanyaru and the Kagera / Nyabarongo rivers, which have changed course since the 1960s, when the boundary was delimited ; cross-border conflicts among Tutsi, Hutu, other ethnic groups, associated political rebels, armed gangs, and various government forces persist in the Great Lakes region.
The post – World War I accords and the League of Nations charter designated the area a British Mandate, except for a small area in the northwest, which was ceded to Belgium and later became Rwanda and Burundi, as well as a small area in the southeast ( Kionga Triangle ), incorporated to Portuguese East Africa ( later Mozambique ).
A part of the Great Lakes region, namely the western shore of Lake Victoria consisted of many small kingdoms, most notably Karagwe and Buzinza, which were dominated by their more powerful neighbors Rwanda, Burundi, and Buganda.
Uganda's vital link to the port of Mombasa is now mainly by road, which serves its transport needs and also those of its neighbors-Rwanda, Burundi, and parts of Congo and South Sudan.
Rwanda-Rundi is subdivided into the Kinyarwanda and Kirundi dialects, which have been standardized as official languages of Burundi and Rwanda.
Rwanda-Rundi is subdivided into the Kinyarwanda and Kirundi dialects, which have been standardized as official languages of Burundi and Rwanda.
German East Africa () was a German colony in East Africa, which included what are now: Burundi,: Rwanda and Tanganyika ( the mainland part of present Tanzania ).
It is either the Ruvyironza, which emerges in Bururi Province, Burundi, or the Nyabarongo, which flows from Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda.
ISO 3166-2: BI is the entry for Burundi in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization ( ISO ), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions ( e. g., provinces or states ) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
On August 30, 2007, The Catholic University of America, ( with the Opus Prize 2004 Foundation, affiliated with The Opus Group ), announced that it would award on November 8, a $ 1-million and two $ 100, 000 Humanity prizes to finalists organizations which contributed to solve most persistent social problems: Father John Adams ( of SOME ( So Others Might Eat ), which serves the poor and homeless in Washington, D. C .); Brother Stan Goetschalckx, F. C., ( founder and director of AHADI International Institute in Tanzania, which educates refugees from Congo, Rwanda and Burundi ); and Vincentian priest, Fr.
The three stars stand for the three major ethnic groups of Burundi: the Hutu, the Twa and the Tutsi The three stars also stand for the three elements of the national motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès (" Unity, Work, Progress "), which can be seen on the Coat of arms of Burundi.

Burundi and international
Burundi is a member of various international and regional organizations, including the United Nations, the African Union, the African Development Bank and the Francophonie.
The central line between Kigoma and Dar es Salaam carries international freight and passengers in transit from Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda to the Indian Ocean, and the branch from Tabora to Mwanza carries freight and passengers between Uganda and the Indian Ocean.
For the next twelve years he directed the UN refugee agency through one of its most difficult periods, coordinating the international response to the 1971 Bangladesh crisis that uprooted people, the 1972 exodus of hundreds of thousands of Hutus from Burundi to Tanzania, and the Indochinese boat people tragedy of the mid-1970s.
On the international stage, Bongo cultivated an image as a peacemaker, playing a pivotal role in attempts to solve the crises in the Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
" The port has been stimulated by the transformation of international business and trade, as well as the shipments of goods destined for Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
As of September 2009, Air Burundi operated scheduled international services to the following destinations:
Some have an international outreach, such as the Royal Drummers of Burundi, or L. Ndoricimpa and C. Guillet, who recorded Les tambours du Burundi ( The Drums of Burundi ) in 1983.
The international line-up of performers included Billy Cobham, the Master Drummers of Burundi, Chelemba, Joji Hirota, and the Taiko Drummers.

Burundi and airport
* The IATA airport code for Gitega Airport in Burundi

Burundi and Bujumbura
* Kalemie, Kulundu-Uvira and Moba on Lake Tanganyika to Kigoma ( Tanzania ), Bujumbura ( Burundi ) and Mpulungu ( Zambia ).
Small ferries link communities along the Tanzanian shore ( some with no road access ), and commercial traffic runs between Kigoma and Bujumbura, Burundi and Mpulungu, Zambia, including the MV Liemba.
Bujumbura (; ) is the capital and largest city and main port of Burundi and ships most of the country's chief export, coffee, as well as cotton, skins, and tin ore.
Ferries sail from Bujumbura to Kigoma in Tanzania, while the city is also home to the Bujumbura International Airport and the University of Burundi.
The city's name was changed from Usumbura to Bujumbura when Burundi became independent in 1962.
Since independence, Bujumbura has been the scene of frequent fighting between the country's two main ethnic groups, with Hutu militias opposing the Tutsi-dominated Burundi army.
Air Burundi, the national airline of Burundi, has its head office in Bujumbura.
The University of Burundi is located in Bujumbura.
* On 4 Dec 2000, flight from Brussels to Bujumbura, Burundi, en-route to Nairobi, Kenya, was struck by machine gun fire, as it approached Bujumbura, injuring a passenger and crew member.
Ntaryamira was born in the Mageyo zone's commune of Mubimbi, Bujumbura Rural Province, in what was then the Belgian-dominated United Nations Trust Territory of Burundi.
* Bujumbura, Burundi – June 10, 1998 – One Danish aid worker killed by car thieves in capital.
* Bujumbura, Burundi – July 24, 1998 – One Italian World Food Programme ( WFP ) staff member killed in the capital.
Some in Burundi claim the location of the famous meeting is a few miles south of the capital Bujumbura.
* 1982 – 1985: Deputy Chief of Mission ( DCM ), Bujumbura, Burundi
Bujumbura Rural is one of the 17 provinces of Burundi.
Gitega ( formerly Kitega ) is the second largest city in Burundi, lying east of Bujumbura.
In March 2007, President of Burundi Pierre Nkurunziza announced that Burundi is planning to bring back its capital city to Gitega, saying that it is in a better location for a capital than Bujumbura.
Beginning his career in 1964, Stockwell spent six years in Africa, Chief of Base in the Katanga during the Bob Denard invasion in 1968, then Chief of Station in Bujumbura, Burundi in 1970, before being transferred to Vietnam to oversee intelligence operations in the Tay Ninh province and was awarded the CIA Medal of Merit for keeping his post open until the last days of the fall of Saigon in 1975.
Prince Godefroid Kamatari, ( 1957-20 August 2005 ), was a grandson of mwami HM Mutaga IV Mbikije of Burundi, and a son of HRH Prince Ignace Kamatari ( d. 1964 in Bujumbura ) and his second wife Princess Agrippine.
For three years starting in 1969 to 1971 he was a lecturer on Public International Law, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law in Bujumbura, Burundi.

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