Burundi Social Studies

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Road between Burundi Gitega and Bujumbura - Photo by d_proffer - CC-BY



Population mid-2002 .......................................... 6,373,000
GDP per capita 2002 (PURCHSAING PARITY, US$)........... 600
GDP 2002 (PURCHSAING PARITY, US$ billions)................ .32
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3
 

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Total Area...................................................................10,745 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 32
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 8
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................42
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................119
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................38
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................58
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................55

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allAfrica.com: Burundi __ Latest news headlines from the Central African nation. - From allAfrica.com - http://allafrica.com/burundi/

An MBendi Country Profile for Burundi __ This report includes economic and travel overviews, directories of companies, personalities, industry sectors, projects, facilities, news and events. - From mbendi.co.za - http://www.mbendi.co.za/land/af/bu/p0005.htm

Burundi __ "...officially the Republic of Burundi, is a small country in the Great Lakes region of Africa." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi


 
Burundi Economy and Key Economic Indicators __ "Burundi is a lower income economies comes under Sub Saharan African region as to the classification made by the world bank on the basis of income and region for the year 2006." Demographics, social indicators and Burundi economic outlook. - From economywatch.com - http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/burundi/index.html 

 

Burundi: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blburundi.htm  

Burundi: History, Geography, Government, and Culture  __ Information on Burundi such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107374.html

burundi map and information page __ "Burundi, once known as Urundi, was controlled by Germany from 1884, and by Belgium from 1919, until gaining its independence in 1962." You will find maps, history statistics and more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/bi.htm

Burundi News __ News reports from Burundi. - illustrated - From UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - http://www.irinnews.org/Africa-Country.aspx?Country=BI

Burundi Photos __ You will find a gallery of photo images, pictures of Burundi. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Burundi/

Burundi Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/burundi

Burundi pictures, Burundi images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Burundi as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Burundi images and photos." illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_burundi_20.html
 
Burundi Travel Guide __ A general overview of travel and tourism including national parks, cities, culture and more. - illustrated - From wikitravel,org - http://wikitravel.org/en/Burundi

Burundi Travel Information __ "Although the situation has cooled in recent years, Burundi is a powder keg that could potentially explode at any moment. Travellers are strongly advised to stay away until Burundi gets back on its feet." This and more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/burundi/

Country Profile: Burundi  __ "Since independence in 1961, it has been plagued by tension between the dominant Tutsi minority and the Hutu majority and has been the scene of one of Africa's most intractable conflicts." This and more. A general overview of Burundi. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles/1068873.stm

Doing Business in Burundi __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=32
 
Economy of Burundi __ "Burundi is a landlocked, resource-poor country with an underdeveloped manufacturing sector. The mainstay of the Burundian economy is agriculture, accounting for 58% of GDP in 1997." You will find an encyclopedic article about the economy of Burundi along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Burundi 

Ethnologue report for Burundi  __ List of languages used in Burundi. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Burundi

Maps Of Burundi __ You will find a wide variety of Burundi map resources. Select Burundi maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Burundi.html


 

 

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