Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Landlocked
  • Country area: 27,830 km²
  • Pop: 10,216,190
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $1.33 billion (173)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.282 (166)
  • Main Languages: French, Rundi
  • Largest three cities: Bujumbara, Muyingi, Ruyigi
  • Capital: Bujumbura
  • Type of government: Only one candidate took part in the presidential election in June 2010
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $47 million (2008 est) - coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides Imports: $307 million (2008) est) - capital goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Pierre Nkurunziza
  • Date of next election: N/A
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 3.3% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 59.30%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 1.8
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 181
  • Life expectancy: 58.78
  • Percentage below poverty line: 68% (2002 est)

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