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Locale Code: fr-BI

The locale code represents French language in Burundi.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fr-BI locale data for Burundi
Country NameBurundi
Country Name (Local)Burundi / Uburundi
Country Flag🇧🇮
Country Area27834 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BI
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NameBujumbura
Capital Latitude-3.3822
Capital Longitude29.3644
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The currency used for the locale code fr-BI is Burundi Franc.

Currency information for Burundi and fr-BI locale
Currency NameBurundi Franc
Currency Name (Local)Burundian franc
Currency CodeBIF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric108
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimes


Burundi has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Burundi shares borders with 3 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'fr-BI' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fr_BI is a locale code for French language in Burundi. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.