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Most of the Twa retreated farther into the forested highlands.

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Burundi has to two distinct ethnic groups: the Hutu and the Tutsi.

The country is situated on a high plateau, with the altitude ranging from 2,532 feet (772 meters) at Lake Tanganyika in the east, to 8,760 feet (2,670 meters) at the highest point, Mount Heha.

The country lies along the East African rift and experiences occasional tremors and earthquakes.

The Tutsi are tall, martial people, and while they never accounted for more than their current 15 percent of the population, they established economic and political control of the region, effectively subduing the Twa and the Hutu majority.

From the seventeenth through the nineteen centuries, the kingdom continued to expand, eventually encompassing parts of present-day Rwanda and Tanzania.Micombero's party, UPONA, was declared the only legal political party, and Micombero consolidated his power by declaring himself both president and prime minister. A civil war that began in 1971 caused some Tutsi deaths in addition to the Hutu toll of 100,000 to 150,000 dead and 100,000 displaced or homeless.Another coup in 1976 left the country with a one-party government and elected the coup's leader, Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, as president.They wrested control of the land from the Germans with little opposition.In 1923, Burundi and Rwanda were officially declared a Belgian mandate by the League of Nations. After the World War II, the mandate was superseded by a United Nations trusteeship.Throughout colonial times, internal strife continued to build.

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