Burundi Flag GIF (ibendera ry'Uburundi)

The national flag of Burundi (Kirundi: ibendera ry'Uburundi, French: Drapeau du Burundi) consists of a white cross that separates the field into alternating red and green areas. The center of the cross merges into a white disk. On the white disk, there are three red six-pointed stars bordered in green. The white color of the cross represents peace; the green color represents the nation's hopes placed on future development; the red color symbolizes the suffering of the nation during its freedom struggle; and the stars refer to the three major ethnic groups of the country. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on June 28, 1967.

Its national coat of arms consists of a shield with a lion's head on three traditional African spears, and below it, the French words "Unité, Travail, Progrès", meaning "Unity, Work, Progress".

The Burundi flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Burundi is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. Its capital is Gitega, and its population is about 12.26 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania.

The waving flag of Burundi with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Other major city:Bujumbura
Official languages:Kirundi, French, English
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:85% Hutu,
14% Tutsi,
1% Twa
Religions:65% Catholic,
26% Protestant,
5% Folk,
3% Muslim,
2% Other and none
Nationality name:Burundian
Area:27,834 km²
(10,747 sq mi)
Population:12.26 million (2021)
Currency:Burundian franc
Country codes:BI, BDI (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.bi
Calling code:+257
Flag emoji code:🇧🇮

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Burundi (French: Drapeau et armoiries du Burundi), GIF

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