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Kirundi (also spelled Rundi) is a Bantu language. Along with French, it is an official language of Burundi. However, Kirundi is the primary language of communication throughout the Burundi.
Kirundi is spoken by both the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. Together, they make up the vast majority of Burundi’s population. In sub-Saharan Africa, such linguistic homogeneity in a country is unusual.
Regional dialects of the language include Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa. However, all of these are mutually intelligible.
Kirundi is spoken by about 6 million people worldwide.
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Kirundi Quick Facts
Alternate Names & Spellings: Rundi, Urundi
Language Family: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, J, Rwanda-Rundi (J.60)
Official Language of: Burundi
Spoken by Approximately 4,850,000 people
Also Spoken In: United States