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
On July 1, 1962, the United Nations Trust Territory of
Ruanda-Urundi became the independent nations of Burundi