Representations of other countries in Burundi

Belgium
Ambassade de Belgique à Bujumbura
Boulevard de la Liberté, 9 - Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 223 266, (+257) 22 226 176
E-mail: Bujumbura@diplobel.org


France
Ambassade de France à Bujumbura
60 avenue de l'Uprona - BP 1740 - Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 203 000, Fax:
(+257) 22 20 30 10
E-mail: cad.bujumbura-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Germany
Ambassade de la République fédérale d'Allemagne à Bujumbura
22, avenue du 18 Septembre, B. P. 480, Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 25 77 77, 22 25 77 78, Fax:
(+257) 22 22 10 04
E-mail: zreg@buju.diplo.de

United Kingdom
The British Embassy Liaison Office in Burundi
Building Old East, Place de l'Independance, Bujumbura,
Tel: (+257) 22 246 478, GSM: (+257) 78 827 602
E-mail: belo@cbinf.com


Switzerland
Consulat général à Bujumbura
Rue du Commerce 11, Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 25 33 47, GSM: (+257) 79 96 84 71
E-mail: chconsulatburundi@yahoo.fr


Norway
The Royal Norwegian Consulate in Bujumbura
Route Nationale No. 5-T15, B.P. 2880 Bujumbura
Tel: (+257) 22 22 60 99, GSM: (+257) 79 93 18 40, 77 76 72 99
E-mail: andersen@usan-bu.net


Italy
Consolato Onorario d'Italia
Avenue Ngendandumwe, 21 Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 22 29 78
Fax: (+257) 22 222 978
E-mail: italyconsula@cbinf.com

Cyprus
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Burundi
13, avenue de la R.D.Congo, BP 1660 Bujumbura
Phone: (+257) 22 242630, (+257) 77 735325 (Mobile)
Fax: (+257) 22 223917
E-mail: cyprusconsulate.bjm@gmail.com

Poland
Consul by distinction of Poland in Bujumbura
6 Avenue Nzungu. No. 3075, Quartier Kinindo, B. P. 268 Bujumbura
Tel. (+257) 22 215070, 22 225556
Fax: (+257) 22 236532, 22 223578
E-mail: sbigawa@hotmail.com

Russia
Ambassade de la Fédération de Russie en République du Burundi
71, Avenue de l'UPRONA, B.P. 1034, Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 226 098
Fax.: (+257) 22 224 237
E-mail: ustas@cbinf.com


China
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Burundi
Sur La Parcelle 675 A Vugizo, Bujumbura
Mailing Address: B. P. 2550, Bujumbura, Burundi
Tel: (+257) 22 224 307, 216856
Fax: (+257) 22 213 735, 224082
E-mail: ambchine@usan-bu.net


Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office
Tel: (+257) 22 224 246
Fax: (+257) 22 221 962
Email: bi@mofcom.gov.cn; conec@cbinf.com


Egypt
Embassy of Egypt in Burundi
Avenue Nzero No. 12, P.O. Box BP 1520, Bujumbura
Tel: (+257) 22 223 161
Fax: (+257) 22 222 918

Email : egybuam@usan-bu.net


Democratic Republic of Congo
Ambassade de la République Démocratique du Congo
Avenue de la RDC, BP 872
Tel: +257 22 226 916 / 9 330


Tanzania
Ambassade de la République Unie de Tanzanie
Avenue de l'ONU, BP 1653, Bujumbura
Tel: (+257) 22 224 634


Rwanda
Ambassade de la République Rwandaise au Burundi
24, Avenue de la RDC, B.P. 400, Bujumbura
Tel : (257) 22 226 865
Fax : (257) 22 223 254




International Organisations in Burundi

United Nations
Agencies of United Nations in Burundi

European Commission
Délégation de la Commission Européenne à Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 22 46 12, 22 22 34 26
E-mail: hdel@delbdi.ec.europa.eu


Vatican (Holy See)
Nonciature Apostolique
46 Chaussée Prince Louis-Rwagasore, BP 1068 Bujumbura
Tel.: (+257) 22 225 415, 22 222 326
Fax: (+257) 22 223 176
Email: nonciat@cbinf.com

Representations of Burundi abroad

USA
Embassy of Burundi in Washington
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW # 212, Washington, DC 20007
Tel: +1-202-342-2574
Fax: +1-202-342-2578
E-mail: burundiembassy@erols.com


Burundi Consulate in Los Angeles
8318 Wilshire Boulevard, 90211 Beverly Hills, California
Tel: +1-310-274-2793


Canada
Burundi Embassy of Burundi in Ottawa
325 Dalhousie Street, Suite 815, K1N 7G2, Ottawa, Ontario
Tel: +1-613-789-0414, +1-613-789-7042
Fax: +1-613-789-9537


Germany
Embassy of Burundi in Berlin
Berliner Strasse 36, 10715 Berlin
Tel: +49 - 30 - 2345670
Telefax: +49 - 30 - 23456720
E-mail: info@burundi-embassy-berlin.com


Honorary Consulate of Burundi in Stuttgart
Gaisburgstrasse 7, 70182 Stuttgart
Tel: +49 711 2361270
Tel: +49 711 2361238


Italy
Embassy of Burundi in Rome
Corso Francia 221, II piano, 00919 Roma
Tel.: (+39) 06 36381786
Fax.: (+39) 06 36381511

Burundi Consulate of Burundi in Rome
Via Arenula 29, 00186 Roma
Tel.: (+39) 33 888 10 494
Fax: (+3) 06 9422045
Email: giocate@tin.it


Switzerland
Ambassade du Burundi à Geneve
Rue de Lausanne 44, 1201 Genève
Tel: + 41 (022) 732 77 05
Fax: + 41 (022) 732 77 34
E-mail: mission.burundi@bluewin.ch


Belgium
Ambassade du Burundi à Bruxelles
Square Marie-Louise 46, 1000 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2 230 45 35, +32 2 230 45 48
Fax: +32 2 230 78 83
E-Mail: ambassade.burundi@skynet.be


France
Ambassade du Burundi à Paris
10-12, rue de l'Orme, 75019 Paris
Tel: +33-1-4520-6061
Fax: +33-1-4520-0254
Email: ambabu.paris@wanadoo.fr

Consulate du Burundi à Bordeaux
43, rue d'Aviau, 33000 Bordeaux
Tel: +33-5-5652-3380
Fax: +33-5-5601-0391


Luxembourg
Consulate of Burundi in Luxembourg
1, rue Paul Wigreux, 2727 Howald, Luxembourg
Phone: +352-228282, +352-473333


Cyprus

Burundi Consulate in Nicosia
4 - 6, Romanou Str., Off. 112, Iviskos Building, Nicosia
Tel: +357-22-375268
Fax: +357-22-374550
Email: tassos.anastasiades@globalsoftmail.com


Russia
Embassy of Burundi in Moscow
Embassy of Burundi, Apt. 226/227 Kaluzhskaya Ploshad 1, kv. 226/227, 119049, Moscow
Tel: +7 495 230 25 64
Fax: + 7 495 230 20 09
Email: bdiamb@yahoo.fr


Japan
Burundi Embassy in Tokio
Nozawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-4437321
Fax: +81-3-4437720


China
Burundi Embassy in Beijing
Burundi Taishikan - 25, Guang Hua Lu, 100600 Jian Guo Men Wai, Beijing
Tel: +86-10-6532-1801, +86-10-6532-2328
Fax: +86-10-6532-2381
Email: ambbubei@yahoo.fr


Egypt
Embassy of Burundi in Cairo
27 El Ryad Street, Mohandessin, Cairo
Tel: +20-2-302-4301, +20-2-302-4302
Fax: +20-2-344-1997, +20-2-353-1218


Ethiopia
Embassy of Burundi in Addis Ababa
Kirkos Kifle Ketema, Kebele-41, House No. 047
P.O.Box 3641, Addis Ababa
Tel. : +2511 65 1300
Fax: +2511 65 0299
E-mail: emb@telecomnet.et,
burundi.emb@telecom.net.et

Uganda

Embassy of Burundi in Kampala
Plot 7 Bandali Rise, P.O. Box 4379 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256-41-232040 /
235850
Fax: +256-41-221281 / 235845
Email: ambabukpl@utlonline.co.ug

South Africa
Embassy of Burundi in Pretoria
20 Glyn Street, Colbyn, 0083
P O Box 12914, Hatfield, 0028
Pretoria
Tel: +27-12-342-4881, +27-12-342-4883
Fax: +27-12-342-4885
Email: ambabusa@mweb.co.za


Rwanda
Embassy of Burundi in Kigali
Rue de Ntaruka, BP 714, Kigali
Tel: +250-575010

United Nations

Permanent Mission of Burundi to the United Nations Office in Geneva
Rue de Lausanne 44, 1201 Geneva
Tel: 022 732 77 05 - 022 732 77 54
Fax: +41 22 732 77 34
Email: mission.burundi@bluewin.ch

Kirundi basic phrases

Basic vocabulary

  • Oya - no
  • Ego - yes
  • Ingo - come!
  • Cane - much, many, a lot, very (Ndashonje cane - I'm very hungry)
  • Gose (gose cane) - many, much (stronger than cane)
  • Buhorobuhoro/bukebuke - slowly
  • Mpore! - attention!
  • Bangwe! - stop!
  • Kira! - Bless you!
  • Kaze! - welcome! (often used "Karibu!" - swahili expression)
  • Amahera/amafranga - money
  • Sindabizi - I don't know
  • Ndibaza - maybe
  • Neza - good
  • Imodoka - a car

Greetings
  • Bwakeye / Mwaramutse - hello, good morning!
  • Mwiriwe - good afternoon/evening
  • Ijoro ryiza - good night
  • Turabonaye / Nakagaruka - see you later
  • N'agasaga - see you, good bye
  • Urakomeye? - how are you? (reply: ego/ndakomeye = I'm well)
  • Amakuru? - What's news?
  • Amahoro - peace, widely used as greetins (reply: n'amahoro)
  • Genda n'amahoro - go (be) in peace
  • Urugendo gwiza! - Have a good journey!

Expressing gratitude
  • Urakoze - thank you (addressing one person), murakoze (more than 1 person)
  • Urakoze cane - Thank you very much

Other useful expressions
  • canke - or
  • hehe? - where?
  • aha - here (Ni aha - It's here)
  • kuki? - why?
  • kuko - because
  • ninde? - who?
  • ryari? - when?
  • canecane - particularly, especially
  • ejo - tomorrow, yesterday (depends on the context)
  • vuba - soon
  • Amahera angahe? - How much does it cost?
  • Jewe nitwa - my name is
  • Ndashonje - I'm hungry
  • Ndanezerewe - I'm not happy
  • Ndihuta - I'm in hurry
  • Mfise itiro - I'm tired/I want to sleep
  • Ndarushe - I'm tired
  • Ndarwaye - I'm sick/ill
  • Nta mahera nsigaranye - I haven't got any money
  • Ntabara - Help!
  • Ndaje - I'm coming!
  • Ndashaka - I want/I would like
  • Mpa... - give me...
  • Urabesha, arabesha - you lie, he/she lies
  • Ikitabu - a book
  • Ishule - school
  • Isoko - market
  • Itabi - tobacco, cigarettes
  • Ingoma - a drum/a kingdom

Food
  • umukate - bread (Swahili)
  • muceri - rice
  • ibiraya - potatoes
  • amata - milk
  • amavuta - butter, cooking oil
  • inyama - meat
  • inkoko - chicken
  • amagi - eggs (sing. igi)
  • ivyema - peanuts
  • urubu - yoghurt
  • ubuki - honey
  • ifu - flour

Fruits
  • ivyamwa - fruits
  • igisaga - bananas (sweet)
  • inanasi - pineapple
  • umucungwa - orange
  • itunda (pl. amatunda) - "Japanese" fruit (fruit de Japon)
  • ivoka (pl. amavoka) - avocado

Vegetables
  • imboga - vegetables
  • ibitoke - bananas (plantains)
  • ibiharage - beans (sing. igiharage)
  • ishu - cabagge
  • umuhiti - cucumber
  • isarata - salad
  • inyanya/itomati - tomato


Drinks
  • amazi - water
  • inzoga – beer / used also for alcoholic drinks in general
  • ikawa – coffee
  • icayi – tea
  • fanta - all sorts of fizzy drinks (coke, fanta, sprite,..)
  • urwawa – banana wine
  • impeke – sorghum beer (home made)
  • kanyanga/rutuku – prohibited locally brewed spirit (made of manioc)
  • umunanasi/umuraha – pineapple spirit

Dishes, cuttlery
  • ikiyiko - spoon
  • imbugita - knife
  • ifurshet - fork
  • isahan - plate/dish
  • icupa - bottle
  • urupfunguruzo - bottle opener
  • ikirahuri - a glass

Animals
  • inka - cow
  • imfizi - bull
  • ishuri - young bull
  • impene - goat
  • intama - sheep
  • inkoko - hen, chicken
  • ingona - crocodile
  • imvubu - hippo
  • akayabo - cat
  • imbga - dog
  • inkende - monkey
  • isato - python

Persons
  • jewe - me
  • wewe - you
  • twebwe - we
  • izina (pl. amazina) - name
  • umuntu (abantu) - a person
  • umwana (abana) - child
  • umugore (abagore) - woman
  • umugabo (abagabo) - man
  • umuhungu (abahangu) - boy
  • umukobga (abakobga) - girl
  • umuzungu (agazungu) - white man (a European)
  • umuzungukazi - white woman
  • umwirabure - an African (a black person)
  • umwami (bami) - king
  • umugenzi (abagenzi ) - friend
  • umurimyi - a villager/a farmer
  • umutama - old man/wise man
  • umutamakazi - old/wise woman
  • umushingantahe - a notable
  • umwigisha - a teacher
  • umwigishwa - a pupil/a student
  • Imana - the God

Landscape & weather
  • ikiyaga - lake
  • umusozi (pl. imisozi) - mountain, hill
  • urizi (inzuzi) - river
  • ikibuye (ibibuye) - rock
  • ibarabara - path/road
  • izuba - Sun
  • ukwezi - Moon
  • imvura - rain
  • ikivura - storm

Numbers
  • igiharuro - number
  • isinzi - a big number (10 000 etc.)

1 - 10
  • 1 = rimwe kimwe umwe
  • 2 = kabiri - bibiri - babiri
  • 3 = gatatu - bitatu - batatu
  • 4 = kane - bine - bane
  • 5 = gatanu - bitanu - batanu
  • 6 = gatandatu
  • 7 = indwi
  • 8 = umunani
  • 9 = icenda
  • 10 = icumi

11 - 20
  • 11 = cumi nu rimwe
  • 12 = cumi nu kabiri
  • 13 = cumi nu gatatu
  • 14 = cumi nu kane
  • 15 = cumi nu gatanu
  • 16 = cumi nu gatandatu
  • 17 = cumi n'indwi
  • 18 = cumi n'umunani
  • 19 = cumi n'icenda
  • 20 = mirong'ibiri
  • 30 = mirong'itatu
  • 40 = mirong'ine
  • 50 = mirong'itanu
  • 60 = mirong'itandatu
  • 70 = mirong'indwi
  • 80 = mirong'umunani
  • 90 = mirong'icenda

100 - 900
  • 100 = ijana
  • 200 = amajana abiri (pl. "amajana")
  • 300 = amajana atatu
  • 400 = amajama ane
  • 500 = amajama atanu
  • 600 = amajama atandatu
  • 700 = amajama indwi
  • 800 = amajama umunani
  • 900 = amajama icenda

over 1000

  • 1000 = igihumbi
  • 100,000 = iraqi/ilaki


Days
  • kuwambere - Monday
  • kuwakabiri - Tuesday
  • kuwagatatu - Wednesday
  • kuwakane - Thursday
  • kuwagatanu - Friday
  • kuwagatandatu - Saturday
  • kuwamunga - Sunday (also used kuwa imana, i.e. God's day)

Time
  • umwaka (pl. imyaka) - year
  • uyu munsi - today
  • ejo - yesterday, tomorrow (depends on context)
  • ubu - now
  • ubunyene - right now
  • hanyuma - later, after
  • buhoro - slowly
  • vuba - soon (tuzobonana vuba - see you soon)
  • umusi, kumurango - day
  • mwijoro - night (Ijoro ryiza - good night)
  • munkoko - morning, dawn
  • umugoroba - evening (umugoroba mwiza = have a nice evening!)
  • igicu - midnight
  • isaha - hour, a watch


Sources & useful links

Posted by Eva

Burundi - Country Profile Links

UN Agencies in Burundi

Bureau Intégré des nations Unies au Burundi




OCHA
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs




FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations




OHCHR
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights



UNDP
United Nations Development Programme



UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization




UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund




UNIC - CINU Bujumbura
United Nations in Burundi



UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund




UNIFEM
United Nations Development Fund for Women




UNHCR
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees



WFP / PAM
World Food Programme



WHO
World Healt Organization



IBRD
The World Bank



ONUB
United Nations Operation in Burundi
(closed)


Rugo: Traditional Burundian House

rugo_burundi_ijenda_mugamba


rugo_burundi_ijenda_mugamba




Le RUGO dans la tradition burundaise
Palais des Arts et de la Culture - Burundi - mai 1977

Télécharger/Download (pdf - 1 935 kB)

Le RUGO dans la tradition burundaise


Rugo (Burundi)





Plan of a Rugo

Rugo-Burundi

Source: Le rugo dans la tradition burundaise, 1977.


Légende en français - Legend in French

Rugo - region of Bututsi

Rugo (Burundi)

Source: Cazenave-Piarrot, F.: Géographie du Burundi: Le pays et les hommes (1979)






Construction of a rugo

Stavba ruga (Construction d'un rugo)

Source: Cazenave-Piarrot, F.: Géographie du Burundi: Le pays et les hommes (1979)





Le Burundi.
Collection Architectures traditionnelles.
Jean-Louis Acquier, 1986.

Le Burundi. Collection Architectures traditionnelles.





Links:

Political/Reference Maps of Burundi

Reference map of Burundi
United Nations Cartographic Section (09/2004)
(PDF - 281 kB)



Map of Burundi

MyTravelMaps.com (133 kB)



Burundi political ma
p 1999
(262 kB, 1086x1296)
Source: Map Collection - University of Texas



Burundi and Rwanda political map 1996
(254K 952x1274)
Source: Map Collection - University of Texas




Burundi political map
Quid.fr - pdf

Burundi Relief Maps

Burundi and Rwanda 1996
(Shaded Relief, 262K)



Burundi
- relief
(Quid.fr, pdf)




Burundi
- relief and administration
(Quid.fr, pdf)



Burundi Country Map

www.mara.org.za



Burundi Reference Map
(563x458, 221 KB)

Satelite images of Burundi

Bujumbura


Burundi



Satellite Image of Burundi
(Geology.com)


Rwanda and Burundi (mongbay.com)

Blank maps of Burundi


Click on a map to enlarge

Burundi: Country borderline

Source: http://english.freemap.jp



Burundi: Borderlines of the country and provinces

Source: http://english.freemap.jp



Burundi: Borderlines and names of provinces

Source: http://english.freemap.jp



Blank map of Burundi

Source: quid.fr



Blank map of Burundi: Borders & hydrography


Source: quid.fr

Maps of BUJUMBURA


Click on a map to download in original size


Detailed map of Bujumbura (2005) pdf

ONUB/burundikids.org



Bujumbura (2006)

Bujumbura

Source: Petit Futé: Burundi (Deslaurier, Ch., 2006)




Bujumbura (1994)

Map of Bujumbura / Carte de Bujumbura

Source: Burundi. Carte routière et touristique. I.G.N. Paris 1994.



Bujumbura

Map of Bujumbura/Carte de Bujumbura

Source: Quid.fr




Bujumbura

Map of Bujumbura/Carte de Bujumbura





Bujumbura region

Region of Bujumbura/Region de Bujumbura

Source: Petit Futé: Burundi (Deslaurier, Ch., 2006)





Usumbura (1954)

Obrazek

Source: Guide du voyageur au Congo Belge et au Ruanda-Urundi, 1954



Urban landscape and functions of Bujumbura (1979)

Paysages urbains et fonctions de Bujumbura

Source: Cazenave-Piarrot, F.: Géographie du Burundi: Le pays et les hommes (1979)



Bujumbura (1983)

Map of Bujumbura/Carte de Bujumbura (1983)



Satellite image of Bujumbura region


Bujumbura: satelitní snímek/satellite image

Source: arikah.com




Bujumbura 3D model

3D Model of Bujumbura-North Tanganyika

Source: i.nona.net



Provinces of Bujumbura Rural and Bujumbura Mairie

Source: OCHA/ReliefWeb



Bujumbura Rural: Sub-collines (sous collines)



Useful links