Things you might not know about Burundi...

  1. Killer Croc - Gustave is 20 feet long and weighs 2000 pounds and has devoured hundreds of people along the Rusizi River.
  2. Aggressive Hippos in Lake Tanganyika - Be careful wading in the still waters of the lake.
  3. Burundi is a land-locked, war-torn country with stunning scenery and beautiful stretches of beach by the lake.
  4. Burundi Military Arsenal - is comprised of only 4 tanks, 3 helicopters and LOTS and LOTS of AK-47s.
  5. Burundi has the highest proportion of women in its labor force.
  6. Current Burundi President, Pierre Nkurunziza, used to be a Physical Education teacher.
  7. The Watusis people who raise cattle are among the tallest people in the world.  Many of the adult males are over 7 feet tall.
  8. The source of the Nile River is here.