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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Burundi is a small landlocked country located in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. It is bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west. The total area of Burundi is 27,834 square kilometers and it consists of 17 provinces. The terrain is mostly high plateau with a few hills and mountains scattered throughout. The educational system in Burundi follows a compulsory primary education program that lasts for seven years. Following this there are three years of lower secondary education followed by two years of upper secondary education. After completing lower secondary school students have the option to pursue an academic or vocational track. The academic track offers courses in science, mathematics, economics, history, geography and foreign languages while the vocational track provides technical training in areas such as engineering and computer sciences. After completing upper secondary school students can choose to pursue further studies at one of Burundi’s universities or colleges or take up an apprenticeship program at a local business or industry. Additionally, many universities offer online programs for those who cannot attend classes on campus due to distance or other reasons. In addition to providing basic academic instruction, the educational system in Burundi also offers numerous extracurricular activities aimed at encouraging students’ personal development and creativity. These activities include sports such as football (soccer), basketball, volleyball and athletics as well as music lessons such as singing, playing instruments like drums or guitar, dancing and art classes such as painting or sculpting. See localcollegeexplorer for Burundi History.

Burundi Modern History

Burundi is a country located in Eastern Africa. With the capital city of Gitega, Burundi has a population of 11,890,795 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Burundi’s modern history has been characterized by insurgency, coups and civil war, from the independence of the colonial power of Belgium in 1962 to the violent riots that… Read More »

Burundi Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 Yes Typhoid & Polio Yes – malaria 3 – Eat Drink 4 – cholera 2 Overview Considerable bottlenecks in medical care are to be expected nationwide, since Burundi is one of the countries in the East African region with extremely inadequate medical care. Adequate equipment… Read More »