Burundi or Republic of Burundi. Located in Central Africa, it has no outlet to the sea. It is bordered to the north by Rwanda, to the East and to the South by Tanzania and to the West by Lake Tanganyika, which separates it from Zaire.
Burundi is located on an altiplanicie that runs several rivers, among which the Ruvubu stands out, and a mountain range that crosses it in the West where an extensive Valley runs along the Ruzizi River. The valley forms a large cleft, to the north of which is Lake Tanganyika and to the West Lake Kivu.
It’s one of the poorest states in the world. According to the World Bank, the country’S GDP in 1987 was $ 1 205 million, equivalent to an annual income of $ 250 per capita. The economy is primarily based on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Most crops are tea, coffee, cotton, cassava, and sweet potatoes. This country is the main coffee exporter in Africa.