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Bujumbura Mairie Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Burundi. It consists entirely of the city of Bujumbura, Burundi's former capital.

Bujumbura Mairie Province
Burundi - Bujumbura Mairie.svg
CountryBurundi
CapitalBujumbura
Area
 • Total86.52 km2 (33.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2008 census)
 • Total497,166
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)

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HistoryEdit

It was created by splitting Bujumbura Province into Bujumbura Mairie Province and Bujumbura Rural Province.

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

The city of Bujumbura is divided into three communes (as of 2014),[1] which are sub-divided into 13 neighborhoods (per Ministerial Order No. 530/1279 of 22 September 2005),[2] which are further sub-divided into quarters

  • Commune of Muha
    • Kanyosha
      • Quarters: Gisyo-Nyabaranda, Musama, Nyabugete, Kizingwe-Bihara, Nkega-Busoro, Ruziba, Kajiji
    • Kinindo
      • Quarters: Kibenga, Kinanira I, Kinanira II, Kinanira III, Kinindo, Zeimet-OUA
    • Musaga [sv]
      • Quarters: Gasekebuye-Gikoto, Gitaramuka, Kamesa, Kinanira I, Kinanira II
  • Commune of Mukaza
    • Buyenzi
      • Quarters: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII
    • Bwiza [fr]
      • Quarters: Bwiza I, Bwiza II, Bwiza III, Bwiza IV, Kwijabe I, Kwijabe II, Kwijabe III
    • Nyakabiga [fr]
      • Quarters: Kigwati, Nyakabiga I, Nyakabiga II, Nyakabiga III
    • Rohero [sv]
      • Quarters: Centre Ville, Rohero I - Gatoke, Kabondo, Mutanga-Sud - Sororezo, Asiatique, I.N.S.S, Rohero II, Kiriri-Vugizo
  • Commune of Ntahangwa
    • Buterere
      • Quarters: Buterere I, Buterere II A, Buterere II B, Kabusa, Kiyange, Maramvya, Mubone, Mugaruro, Kiyange
    • Cibitoke [it]
      • Quarters: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII
    • Gihosha
      • Quarters: Gasenyi, Gihosha, Gikungu, Kigobe, Mutanga-Nord, Muyaga, Nyabagere, Taba, Winterekwa
    • Kamenge [fr]
      • Quarters: Gikizi, Gituro, Heha, Kavumu, Mirango I, Mirango II, Songa, Teza, Twinyoni
    • Kigobe
      • Quarters: Kigobe Nord, Kigobe Sud
    • Kinama
      • Quarters: Bubanza, Buhinyuza, Bukirasazi I, Bukirasazi II, Bururi, Carama, Gitega, Kanga, Muramvya, Muyinga, Ngozi, Ruyigi, SOCARTI.
    • Ngagara [sv]
      • Quarters: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, Industriel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bientôt la Mairie de Bujumbura composée de 3 communes | Bujumbura News
  2. ^ "L'administration de la Municipalité de Bujumbura". Villedebujumbura.org (in French). Mairie de Bujumbura. Archived from the original on 6 February 2009.

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