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    Burundi Government - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: Republic of Burundi

      Type: republic

      Capital: Bujumbura

      Administrative divisions: 15 provinces; Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Ngozi, Rutana, Ruyigi

      Independence: 1 July 1962 (from UN trusteeship under Belgian administration)

      Constitution: 20 November 1981; suspended following the coup of 3 September 1987

      Legal system: based on German and Belgian civil codes and customary law; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      National holiday: Independence Day, 1 July (1962)

      Executive branch: president, Military Committee for National Salvation, prime minister, Council of Ministers

      Legislative branch: unicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) was dissolved following the coup of 3 September 1987

      Judicial branch: Supreme Court (Cour Supreme)

      Leaders: Chief of State--President Pierre BUYOYA (since 9 September 1987); Head of Government Prime Minister Adrien SIBOMANA (since 26 October 1988)

      Political parties and leaders: only party--National Party of Unity and Progress (UPRONA), a Tutsi-led party, Libere Bararunyeretse, coordinator of the National Permanent Secretariat

      Suffrage: universal adult at age NA

      Elections: National Assembly--dissolved after the coup of 3 September 1987; no elections are planned

      Communists: no Communist party

      Member of: ACP, AfDB, CCC, EAMA, ECA, FAO, G-77, GATT, IBRD, ICAO, ICO, IDA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, IMF, INTERPOL, ITU, NAM, OAU, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

      Diplomatic representation: Ambassador Julien KAVAKURE; Chancery at Suite 212, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington DC 20007; telephone (202) 342-2574; US--Ambassador Cynthia Shepherd PERRY; Embassy at Avenue du Zaire, Bujumbura (mailing address is B. P. 1720, Bujumbura); telephone 234-54 through 56

      Flag: divided by a white diagonal cross into red panels (top and bottom) and green panels (hoist side and outer side) with a white disk superimposed at the center bearing three red six-pointed stars outlined in green arranged in a triangular design (one star above, two stars below)

      NOTE: The information regarding Burundi on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Burundi Government 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burundi Government 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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