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Gitega Province
View of Mushasha suburb in Gitega
View of Mushasha suburb in Gitega
Map showing location of Gitega Province in Burundi
Map showing location of Gitega Province in Burundi
Country  Burundi
Capital Gitega
Area
 • Total 1,978.96 km2 (764.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 census)
 • Total 1,002,000
 • Density 506.33/km2 (1,311.4/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Communes 11

Gitega is one of the 18 provinces of Burundi. Its capital city is Gitega, which is also the national capital.

Burundi National Museum is in the province.

Communes

Gitega Province is divided into 11 communes:

  • Commune of Bugendana
  • Commune of Bukirasazi
  • Commune of Buraza
  • Commune of Giheta
  • Commune of Gishubi
  • Commune of Gitega
  • Commune of Itaba
  • Commune of Makebuko
  • Commune of Mutaho
  • Commune of Nyanrusange
  • Commune of Ryansoro
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