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Burundi

boo roon' dE, a republic in eastern Africa

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Republic of Burundi
Republic of Burundi
Local Name Republika y'u Burundi. Origin of Name derived from Rundi, the most common language in the country. Area 10,747 sq mi. Population 10,395,931. Capital Bujumbura. Independence from U.N. Trusteeship Achieved July 1, 1962.

Burundi Gains Independence
Burundi Gains Independence
On July 1, 1962, the United Nations Trust Territory of Ruanda-Urundi became the independent nations of Burundi and Rwanda.

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