Key: 5020  
Country:
Group: Belgian
Volume: 48
Issued: 240 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 53,199 sq.km; Capital - Usumbura
A former Administration of BELGIUM, territory in Central East Africa. Formerly
under German occupation. During World War I the two former African kingdoms of
Ruanda and Urundi were seized by Belgian Congo troops, and since 1919 mandated
to Belgium under the Treaty of Versailles, as Ruanda-Urundi. In 1962 became
independent as two separate states of RWANDA and BURUNDI. Stamp issuing between
1916-1961.
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Inscriptions
RUANDA overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
URUNDI overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
EST AFRICAIN ALLEMAND etc... overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
DUITSCH OOST AFRIKA etc... overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
A.O. overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
RUANDA URUNDI overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
RUANDA URUNDI

Index
RUANDA URUNDI
      Belgian Occ. of German E.A. 1916-22
         Ruanda
         Urundi
      Belgian Administration -1961
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Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

BELGIUM
Belgium

RWANDA
Rwanda

BURUNDI
Burundi