Burundi (pronounced [buˈɾundi]), officially the Republic of Burundi, is a country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Its size is just under 28,000 km² with an estimated population of almost 8,700,000. Its capital is Bujumbura. Although the country is landlocked, much of the southwestern border is adjacent to Lake Tanganyika.
Religion in Burundi
Christianity is followed by about 67% of the population. The most popular Christian denomination is Roman Catholicism which is followed by 62% of the population, Protestantism is followed by 5% of the population. Traditional African religious beliefs are followed by 23% of Burundi's people. Islam is the religion of 10% of the population, most of whom are Sunni Muslims. Less than 0.1% of the people of Burundi are Buddhists.
- The Complete Book of Buddha's Lists -- Explained. David N. Snyder, Ph.D., 2006.
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