About the size of Maryland, Burundi is a small nation of coffee and tea farmers. Sitting along the northeast shore of Lake Tanganyika, the land is marked by mountainous, fertile countryside. Often known as Rwanda’s “twin,” Burundi is mostly populated by the rivaling Hutu and Tutsi people.
Despite ethnic tensions, the 1990’s became a time of revival and growth for evangelical Christianity that continues today. New ministries are rising up with a holistic approach to reaching local communities with the Gospel.
Life Expectancy: 50.1 Years
Religions: Christianity (90%), Islam (5%)
Languages: Kirundi, French, English