Natural resources of Burundi

Natural resources on Burundi include;

Nickel

There are180 million tonnes of estimated nickel deposits in Burundi

Peat

Proven peat reserves of Burundi is 1,000 tonnes

Wildlife

Burundi has five National Parks that is; Ruvubu National Park, Rusizi National Park, Kibira National Park and Lake Rwihinda Natural Reserve. The animals in these parks include the big five lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros

Other natural resources include;

  • Uranium
  • Rare earth oxides
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Platinum
  • Vanadium
  • Hydropower
  • Niobium
  • Tantalum
  • Gold
  • Tin
  • Tungsten
  • Kaolin
  • Limestone

 

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