🇧🇮 Flag of Burundi

Flag of Burundi

Unusual flag of Burundi has been adopted on March 28, 1967. Its central theme is a white cross and a white circle in the middle of the flag. The cross divides the flag into four parts, where the upper and the lower fields are red and the left and the right field are green. In the white circle, there are three six-pointed stars, which allegedly represent national motto: "Unity, work, and progress." The stars may also symbolize the three main ethnical groups of Burundi, which are Hutus, Tutsis and Pygmies. Green color indicates hope for better future, while red traditionally recalls the blood shed during the struggle for freedom. The white color of the cross symbolizes peace.

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Country Burundi
Capital city Bujumbura
Continent Africa
Population 10,163,000 (2013)
Total area 27,834 km2
Formation 1. 7. 1962
Highest point south east of Mount Heha (2,684 m)
GDP $ 619 (IMF, 2012)
Currency burundian franc (BIF)
Code BI (BDI)
Calling code +257
Internet TLD .bi

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Czech Burundi (Bujumbura)
English Burundi (Bujumbura)
German Burundi (Bujumbura)
French Burundi (Bujumbura)
Italian Burundi (Bujumbura)
Spanish Burundi (Buyumbura)
Russian Бурунди (Бужумбура)
Slovak Burundi (Bujumbura)
Polish Burundi (Bużumbura)
Portuguese Burundi (Bujumbura)
Chinese 蒲隆地 (布琼布拉)
Japanese ブルンジ (ブジュンブラ)
Turkish Burundi (Bujumbura)
Norwegian Burundi (Bujumbura)
Swedish Burundi (Bujumbura)
Hungarian Burundi (Bujumbura)
Dutch Burundi (Bujumbura)
Danish Burundi (Bujumbura)
Finnish Burundi (Bujumbura)
Hebrew בורונדי (בוג'ומבורה)