Burundi is an independent, sovereign, laic, democratic, unitary and respectful of its ethnic and religious diversity (see the Constitution of the Republic of Burundi).
National anthem: Burundi Bwacu
Mother tongue: Kirundi
National motto: Unity, Work and Progress.
Currency: Burundian Franc
Area: 27,834 Km2 including 2,700 km2 of territorial waters
The country is divided into 17 provinces (including the Bujumbura Town Hall), 129 municipalities and 2,638 hills.
Arable land: 23,500 km2