In the mid-east region of Africa and at the south side of the equator, Burundi has its total area being 27,834 square kilometers, and borders on Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the southeast, Congo (Kinshasa) to the west and Tanganyika Lake to the southwest. There are quite a few plateaus and mountains in Burundi, the most of them shaped by plateaus at the east side of East African Rift Valley. The average altitude nationwide is 1600 m, for which Burundi is also known as the “Country of Mountains”. As the “Heart of Africa”, Burundi features pleasant climate, four seasons as spring, abundant rainfall, ranking to be a good place for tour and sightseeing. Why not take your UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) to appreciate the local conditions and customs in Burundi.