Languages of Burundi

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Languages of Burundi
Official languages Kirundi, French, English.[1]
Sign languages American Sign Language (Francophone African Sign Language)
A view of Bujumbura with signs in French and English

The national language of Burundi is Kirundi. The official languages of Burundi are Kirundi, French and English.[1] Swahili is also spoken. Education for deaf individuals uses American Sign Language, introduced by the deaf American missionary Andrew Foster. No other languages are spoken natively in any significant numbers.


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Schools in Burundi