Subdivisions of Burundi

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Burundi is divided into 17 provinces,[1] 117 communes,[2] and 2,638 collines (hills).[3] Provincial governments are structured upon these boundaries. In 2000, the province encompassing Bujumbura was separated into two provinces, Bujumbura Rural and Bunjumbura Mairie.[4]

There are reports of 43 districts [5] or health districts.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CIA – the World Factbook – Antarctica – accessed 19 January 2008
  2. ^ Background Note: Burundi. United States Department of State. February 2008. Retrieved on June 28, 2008.
  3. ^ Kavamahanga, D. Empowerment of people living with HIV/AIDS in Gitega Province, Burundi. International Conference on AIDS 2004. July 15, 2004. NLM Gateway. Retrieved on June 22, 2008.
  4. ^ Eggers, E., Historical Dictionary of Burundi, p. xlix.
  5. ^ http://fortuneofafrica.com/burundi/index.php/the-executive/provinces-and-districts-in-burundi
  6. ^ http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/schisto/wherewework/burundi