Ruanda-Urundi

1922-1962 League of Nations/United Nations mandate in East Africa

Ruanda-Urundi was a part of German East Africa under Belgian military occupation from 1916 to 1924. It continued under Belgian rule from 1924 to 1962. It then became the independent states of Rwanda and Burundi.

Ruanda-Urundi
1922–1962
Coat of arms of Ruanda-Urundi
Coat of arms
StatusMandate of Belgium
CapitalUsumbura
Common languagesFrench, Dutch
Religion
Roman Catholicism
History 
• Established
November 1 1922
• Independence
July 1 1962
CurrencyBelgian Congo franc
Preceded by
Succeeded by
German East Africa
Kingdom of Burundi
Kingdom of Rwanda


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