9Burundi (27,830 km2 or 10,745 sq mi)
Africa has some of the largest countries in the world. It also has some of the smallest. Continue reading for a summary of the 10 smallest countries in Africa.
Burundi covering 27,830 km2 is the tenth smallest country in Africa. Its south-western border runs adjacent to Lake Tanganyika, one of the African Great Lakes. The country has a population of approximately 10,557,259 people who speak to each other in French and Kirundi, the official languages and Swahili.
The agriculture sector contributes 50% of the GDP and employs over 90% of the population. Children suffer from malnutrition, they have no access to proper healthcare, education, and HIV/AIDS is prevalent. We can see why Burundi was ranked the second least happy nation in the world, they have nothing to smile about.