Flag of Burundi

Flag of Burundi

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The Republic of Burundi (Repuburika y’Uburundi / Jamuhuri ya Burundi / République du Burundi) is a country in East Africa. It shares borders with Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its official languages are Kirundi, French and English. It has two capital cities; Gitega and Bujumbura, its largest city is Bujumbura.

The flag of Burundi was adopted in 1962. The design features four panels of red (top and bottom) and green (left and right) divided by a white diagonal cross. Superimposed at the center is a white circle with three green outlined six-pointed stars in red in a triangular formation.

Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Gitega / Bujumbura27,834 km² / 10,747 mi²
Burundian franc
3:5 (1.6)1962

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