Bujumbura Rural Province

province of Burundi

Bujumbura Rural Province is one of the 18 provinces of Burundi. The capital city is Isale.[2]

Bujumbura Rural Province
Burundi - Bujumbura Rural.svg
Country Burundi
CapitalIsale
Area
 • Total1,319.12 km2 (509.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2008 census)
 • Total555,933
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)

The province surrounds the former national capital Bujumbura. In 2000, the province encompassing Bujumbura was separated into two provinces, Bujumbura Rural Province and Bunjumbura Mairie Province.[3]

Former President of Burundi Cyprien Ntaryamira was born here.

CommunesEdit

Bujumbura Rural Province has nine communes:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Law, Gwillim. "Provinces of Burundi". Statoids. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nkurunziza, Pierre (26 March 2015). "LOI No 1/10 DU 26 MARS 2015 PORTANT CREATION DE LA PROVINCE DU RUMONGE ET DELIMITATION DES PROVINCES DE BUJUMBURA, BURURI ET RUMONGE" (PDF). Presidential Cabinet, Republic of Burundi. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  3. Eggers, E., Historical Dictionary of Burundi, p. xlix.

Coordinates: 3°22′44″S 29°25′36″E / 3.37889°S 29.42667°E / -3.37889; 29.42667