The World Happiness Report 2016 Update ranked Burundi as the world's least happy nation.

Burundi gained independence in 1962 and initially had a monarchy, but a series of assassinations, coups, and a general climate of regional instability culminated in the establishment of a republic and one-party state in 1966.

  • Burundi is a land locked country.
  • Burundi has largest boundary with Tanzania which is approximately 451 km.
  • Burundi has shortest boundary with Democratic Republic of the Congo which is approximately 233 km.
  • The largest river in Burundi is Nile which is 6650 km.
  • The largest export partner of Burundi is Switzerland.
  • The largest import partner of Burundi is Saudi.
  • There are 1 seaport in Burundi.

Tourist Attraction#

Burundi drummers perform during a tribal ceremony in Ninga.

National Facts#

  • The famous soup of Burundi is Elephant soup.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi unter CC