Burundi officially known as the Republic of Burundi is a landlocked country located in the Great Rift Valley. It is bordered by Rwanda on the north, Tanzania on the east and southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the west, and Lake Tanganyika on the southwest. Gitega is the capital city (political) and Bujumbura is the largest city of Burundi. The other major cities and towns in Burundi are Bubanza, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kibondo, Kirundo, Kisozi, Luhwa, Makamba, Muramvya, Musenyi, Muyaga, Muyinga, Mwaro, Ngozi, Nyanza-Lac, Rumongu, Rutana, Ruyigi, Ruzunga, Zanandore, etc.
The official languages of the country in Burundi are Kirundi, French, and English. The other spoken languages in Burundi are Bantu, etc. Burundi is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Independence Day, Unity Day, the Anniversary of Rwagasore's Assassination, as well as the Assassination of the late President Ndadaye, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Burundi is Régie Nationale des Postes. The postal service in Burundi was formed on 7 March 1991 and officially established with a separate entity on 1 January 1992. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Burundi got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Burundi has a total land area of 27,834 km2, which comes to around a total of 10,747 mi2. The territory of Burundi is divided into four regions. It was further divided into 18 provinces which were subdivided into 119 communes and further it was split into 2,638 collines. The names of the province are Cankuzo, Gitega, Rutana, Ruyigi, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Muyinga, Ngozi, Bururi, Makamba, Rumonge, Bubanza, Bujumbura Mairie, Bujumbura Rural, Cibitoke, Muramvya, and Mwaro. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Burundi has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Burundi has more than two lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Burundi contains more than 521 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Umusozi Heha which is about 2670 meters (8,759 feet). The other major mountains in Burundi are Umusozi Teza, Umusozi Twinyoni, Mugongo, Twinyoni, Camabari, Ngoma, Karavyi, Gitwe, Mikiko, Taba, Sure, Rugerero, Cendajuru, Rumonyi, Mugarure, Mugongo, Bose, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the postal service in Burundi is Régie Nationale des Postes.
The postal service in Burundi was formed on 7 March 1991 and officially established with a separate entity on 1 January 1992. The territory of Burundi is divided into 18 provinces which were subdivided into 119 communes and further it was split into 2,638 collines.