Facts about Cameroon (Central Africa) and Burundi (East Africa)
Cameroon is the first African country to reach the quarter-final in soccer world cup.
Mount Cameroon is the highest mountain in West Africa. It’s an active volcano that stands over 4095 meters.
This land is one of the wettest places in the world with 1028 cm rainfall per year.
The nation’s largest source of revenue is coffee, which makes up 93% of Burundi’s exports.
Basket weaving is a popular craft for Burundian artisans.
For the first time in Olympic history, Burundi won a gold medal, in 1996. Doing so it became the poorest country ever to win an Olympic gold medal.
The prestigious medal was brought by Burundi’s runner Venuste Niyongabo in 5000 meters race. Ironically, it has never won a regional title at the African Games.
Protein and fat intake in the population of Burundi is very limited. As a result of it, a disease, kwashiorkor, is common.