Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: yellow fever
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, rabies, typhoid fever, meningitis

Health risks

Malaria, diarrhea, cholera, meningitis epidemics, HIV

Quality of public medical facilities
Poor
Tap water
Do not drink

Practical information

Capital
Bujumbura
Major towns and cities
Gitega, Ngozi, Ruyigi, Muyinga, Rutana
Official languages
Kirundi, French
GDP
USD 2.4 billion
Population
9.8 million
Area
27,830 km²
Currency

Burundian Franc (BIF)
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Time zone
UTC +2
Country code
+257 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Bujumbura (BJM)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

July 1st: Independance Day

Climate
Equatorial
Best time to visit
From May to September
Best places to visit

Tanganika Lake
Karera Falls
Kibira National Park
Ruvubu National Park
Rusizi Natural Reserve
Teza

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