|Elevation||1,836 m (6,024 ft)|
On 29 April 1972, a massacre took place here. Local Hutu gendarmes in Bururi drove out military and civil government control of the Tutsi military regime of Micombero. A republic was declared, and a week later suppressed by Burundian troops. Subsequent government reprisals against Hutu intelligentsia has been referred to as a 'partial genocide'.
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