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Makamba in the region of Makamba with it's 19,642 residents is a place located in Burundi - some 60 mi (or 97 km) South-East of Bujumbura, the country's capital.

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Local time in Makamba is now 01:52 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Bujumbura" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabora, Mwanza, Musoma, Kigoma, Kigali or Ruyigi. While being here, you might want to check out Kirama, Kiremba, Gisuma, Gitaba, Nyabitsindu and Makamba as well. We discovered some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Makamba

Makamba is a city located in southern Burundi. It is the capital city of Makamba Province.

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Located at -4.13, 29.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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Mabanda

Mabanda is a city located close to the southern tip of Burundi, near the border with Tanzania.

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Located at -4.13, 29.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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Makamba Province

Makamba is the southernmost province of Burundi. The province has a population of 357,492 (1999 estimate) and covers an area of 1,960 km². The provincial capital is Makamba. makamba has six communes. Many refugees have returned from Tanzania to this province, especially to the communes of Kayogoro, Nyanza lac, Mabanda and Vugizo. This causes a big problem, because there is not enough land for everybody. It is the most fertile province of Burundi.

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Located at -4.13, 29.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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Bururi

Bururi is a city located in southern Burundi. It is the capital city of Bururi Province and has around 20.000 inhabitants in 2007. On 29 April 1972 a massacre took place here. Local Hutu gendarmes in Bururi drove out military and civil government control of the Tutsi military regime of Micombero. A republic was declared, and a week later suppressed by Burundian troops. Subsequent government reprisals against Hutu intelligentsia has been referred to as a 'partial genocide'.

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Located at -4.13, 29.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
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Nyanza Lac

Nyanza Lac is a city in southern Burundi, in Makamba Province. It is located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, to the south of Mutambara and close to the border with Tanzania.

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Located at -4.13, 29.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 20 mi away.
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