Burundi has got a diverse population. The people of Burundi speak different languages. Burundi Languages vary from one region to the other. The official languages of Burundi are Rundi and French. Swahili is used in some regions. It is important to know that most of the languages of Africa lack script.
The official language Rundi is a Bantu language. It is the standard medium of communication in Rundi. Both the Hutu and Tutsi people use Rundi. Another official language French is mostly used for official purposes. The institutions, private and government offices use French for corresponds.
Languages in Burundi also include Swahili. Swahili is mostly spoken along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area. It is used mainly for trading purposes.