Does Burundi speak French?

French and English are spoken as the first language mainly by the foreign residents of Burundi. The natives of the country usually speak these languages as second languages. French in the country is a legacy of the Belgian colonial rule in Burundi.


Just so, what is the official language of Burundi?

English French Kirundi

One may also ask, what percentage of Burundi speaks English? 2%; English only . 1% (official); Kirundi and French 8.4%; Kirundi, French, and English 2.4%, other language combinations 2%, unspecified 56.9% (2008 est.)

Thereof, is Burundi a Francophone country?

French is spoken by a significant minority and is spoken mainly as a second language, as a French pidgin, or by foreign residents of the country. Burundi is unusual among African states in having a single indigenous language shared by its entire population. The country is considered part of Francophonie.

Which countries speak French?

French is the official language** in Belgium, Benin, Burkina, Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central, African, Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte, d’Ivoire, Democratic, Republic, of, the, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial, Guinea, France, Guinea, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Republic, of, the, Congo,


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