Capital: Bujumbura

Population: 11,286,017 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Burundian Franc (BIF)

Official Languages: English, French, Kirundi

Unofficial Language: Swahili

Main Religions: Christianity, Ingenious Beliefs

Ethnic Groups: Hutu or Bantu, Tutsi, Twa, South Asians, Europeans, and others

Largest Cities: Bujumbura, Muyinga

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016): 

New Years Day (January 1)

Unity Day (February 5)

President Ntaryamira Day (April 6)

Labour day (May 1)

Ascension (May 5)

Independence Day (July 1)

Assumption of Mary (August 15)

Eid al-Adha (September 13)

Prince Louis Rwagasore (October 13)

President Ndadaye’s Day (October 21)

All Saints’ Day (November 1)

Christmas Day (December 25)