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Burundi: Bujumbura city


Bujumbura city is located in western Burundi, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.  Bujumbura  it is surrounded by the province of Bujumbura on the north by the municipality Mutimbuzi, to the east by the municipalities and Isale Kanyosha and south by the municipality Kabezi.

With an area of ​​86.54 km ², the terrain is characterized by a low-lying plain that rises from west to east with an altitude of 774 m at the lake and at the foot of the 1,000 m high cons of the region's natural Mumirwa.

The climate is relatively hot with a temperature of from 20 to 30 ° C. The average rainfall is 1,000 mm / year.

According to the latest census of 1990, Bujumbura Mairie had 235,440 inhabitants. The Town Hall had then nine areas and is currently composed of 13 municipalities. Based on data provided by the municipalities, the population would now be about 550,000 inhabitants.

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