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9 amazing tourist sites in Burundi you must visit

Lifestyle July 01, 2019 at 07:47 am

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

One of the smallest countries in Africa, Burundi has an equatorial climate. Gaining independence in 1962, the country has had a slow growth due to several economic factors caused by political events in the country.

After independence, Burundi initially had a monarchy, however, a series of assassinations, coups and a general climate of regional instability culminated in the establishment of a republic and one-party state in 1966.

With just 13% of the population living in urban areas, Burundi is one of the most exciting countries to visit as they have an exciting array of tourist destinations.

According to reports, it has a population density of around 315 people per square kilometre (753 per sq mi) and it is the second highest country in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Despite the challenges faced by Burundi, these are some of the amazing places Burundi has to offer.

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