Description: The Physical Map of Burundi showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Burundi is a country situated in central Africa which falls between south latitude 3.30 and east longitude 30 degrees. The area covered by the country amounts up to 27830 square kilometres out of which 25650 square kilometres is covered by land. The country lies between the Congo-Nile divide.
Most of the country’s terrain is dominated by hills and mountains apart from the east which drops to a plateau. The south and east ends of the country are covered by plains. Mount Heha is the tallest natural peak, measuring up to be 2684 metres and the lowest point lies at Lake Tanganyika at 772 metres.
The country is landlocked and has no coastlines. Lake Tanganyika is also the largest lake in the country. The Nile is the longest river in the world and it originates from its furthest tributary, Luvironza, located in Burundi. The major rivers of the country define the international borders. They are, Kanyaru, Kagera, Rurubu, Ruzizi and Muragarazi.
The rivers empty into the Nile and Zaire basins. The Nile is the longest river in the country followed by the Ruvubu and Malagrassi Rivers. The country is very well watered and most of the land is arable. 12.8% of the total area covered consists of water bodies.
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