Bujumbura Burundi Jamatkhana

The Republic of Burundi is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Burundi is a part of the Albertine Rift, the western extension of the East African Rift. Currency: Burundi Franc (FBu)  Official language: Kirundi, French Population: 10.5 million.  It joined the East African Community in July 2007.

Bujumbura Burundi Jamatkhana was built in around 1949, and was renovated around 2007.

Pictures Courtesy: Kamrudin A. Rashid

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Author: ismailimail

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4 thoughts

  1. Wonderful Jamat Khane, seen some old ones in other countries not yet re-constructed, but maintained very well
    and looked so wonderful. Thanks for sharing


  2. This Jamatkhana is totally renovated and looks different than what it use to be, I lived there including my whole family.


    1. True this is the original JK however with the renovation it looks different than in the early fifties.
      I was born in this town and we walked to this Jamat Khana every day. Those were the days…
      Thank you for the share!
      Ya Ali Madad all.


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