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Our travel guide to Burundi is coming soon. In the meantime, please check out our Burundi  Essential Info page, and the posts in our travellers' forums.

Further Reading

Burundi – Vital Statistics


  • Capital of Burundi: Bujumbura
  • Population of Burundi: 9.8 million
  • Languages in Burundi: Kirundi, French, Swahili
  • Time in Burundi: GMT +2
  • International dialling code in Burundi: +257
  • Voltage in Burundi: 220V 50Hz
  • Visa information for Burundi: Visa information
  • Money in Burundi: Burundi Franc (BFr) There are no ATMs in Burundi. Travellers cheques can be exchanged but accompanied by a hefty exchange rate, bring lots of cash.
  • Burundi travel advice: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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