Overview - Burundi

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Capital:Bujumbura
Area:27,830 km²
Population:8,090,068 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 62%, indigenous beliefs - 23%, Muslim - 10%, Protestant - 5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Hutu (Bantu) - 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) - 14%, Twa (Pygmy) - 1%, European, Asian.