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Gitega (Burundi)

LC control no.n 84173277
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Geographic headingGitega (Burundi)
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Geographic subdivision usageBurundi--Gitega
See alsoKitega (Burundi)
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Associated countryBurundi
Found inInama y'Abadandaza bo mu Burundi (1st : 1977 : Gitega, Burundi). Inama y'Abadandaza ... 197-: v. 1, t.p. (Gitega)
BGN phone call 9/25/84 (Gitega, ppl, 3°26ʹS 29°56ʹE)
Wikipedia, January 10, 2020 (Gitega (formerly Kitega) is the capital and one of the largest cities in Burundi; Gitega was the seat of the Kingdom of Burundi until its abolition in 1966. In late December 2018, Burundian president Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would follow on a 2007 promise to return Gitega its former political capital status, with Bujumbura remaining as economical capital and centre of commerce. A vote in the Parliament of Burundi made the change official on 16 January 2019, with all branches of government expected to move in over three years; also the capital of Gitega Province; the Germans founded the town of Gitega in 1912; 3°26ʹS 29°54ʹE)
Britannica online, January 10, 2020 (Gitega, formerly known as Kitega, town, central Burundi; for centuries Gitega was the seat of the Burundian mwami (king) and the capital of the kingdom of Burundi. It also served as an administrative centre when Burundi was under colonial rule. In 2007 the Burundian government announced plans to eventually move the national capital from Bujumbura to Gitega
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