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Bujumbura Rural Province
province
Burundi - Bujumbura Rural.svg
Country  Burundi
Area
 • Total 1,319.12 km2 (509.32 sq mi)
Population (2008 census)
 • Total 555,933
 • Density 421.4423/km2 (1,091.531/sq mi)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Bujumbura Rural Province is one of the 18 provinces of Burundi. The capital city is Isale.

The province surrounds the former national capital Bujumbura. In 2000, the province encompassing Bujumbura was separated into two provinces, Bujumbura Rural Province and Bunjumbura Mairie Province.

Former President of Burundi Cyprien Ntaryamira was born here.

Communes

Bujumbura Rural Province has nine communes:

  • Commune of Isale
  • Commune of Kabezi
  • Commune of Kanyosha
  • Commune of Mubimbi
  • Commune of Mugongomanga
  • Commune of Mukike
  • Commune of Mutambu
  • Commune of Mutimbuzi
  • Commune of Nyabiraba

Coordinates: 3°22′44″S 29°25′36″E / 3.37889°S 29.42667°E / -3.37889; 29.42667

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