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Burundi
Burundi

The World Language Process program of the UNKOMMON Foundation is proposing a World Conference / Congress on the subject of a Universal Auxiliary Language.

We would like to have participants from every country in the world including individuals from as many languages possible.

As people agree to participate we hope to update these web pages.

Persons the WLP Proposes to Participate
name

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Geographic Location
Location:

    Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Border countries:

    Democratic Republic of the Congo 233 km, Rwanda 290 km, Tanzania 451 km

(landlocked)
Cultural Demographics
Population:

6,370,609

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Hutu (Bantu) 85%, Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%, Twa (Pygmy) 1%, Europeans 3,000, South Asians 2,000

Religions: Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%

Languages Spoken:

Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)

Literacy:
male: 58.5%
female:45.2% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Bujumbura

Number of provinces

16 provinces; Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Mwaro, Ngozi, Rutana, Ruyigi

Universities go here.

Burundi


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