Key: 5030  
Country:
Group: Belgian
Volume: 48
Issued: 1851 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 27,834 sq.km; Population - 6,220,000; Capital - Bujumbura
A Republic, located in Central East Africa. Agricultural country, its main crops
are coffee and tea.
Formerly part of RUANDA URUNDI, independent as a Kingdom since 1962, a Republic
since 1966 following a military coup which overthrew the king.
First stamps issued in 1962. Several indirect UPU memberships, direct since
April 6th, 1963. In the 1960-70`s an average of 120 were annually issued, in
long sets. Nowadays annual output about 10.
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Inscriptions
ROYAUME DU BURUNDI overprinted on stamps of Ruanda Urundi
ROYAUME DU BURUNDI
REPUBLIQUE DU BURUNDI

Index
   BURUNDI
      Independent Kingdom 1962-1966
      Republic 1966-
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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