Banque de la République du Burundi
The Kingdom of Burundi was until the end of the First World War to German East Africa . In 1918 the country was given to Belgium as a League of Nations mandate . The central bank of the Belgian Congo was renamed Banque Centrale du Congo Belge et du Rwanda-Urundi . In 1960 , Belgian Congo, Rwanda and Burundi gained independence. The two countries entered into a currency union for four years and on August 4, 1960 founded the central bank, Banque d'Emission du Rwanda et du Burundi . In 1964 this union was dissolved. In Burundi, the Banque du Royaume du Burundi was founded on April 9, 1964 as the new central bank, which began its activities on May 19, 1964. After the republic was proclaimed on November 28, 1966 , the name of the bank was also changed to Banque de la République du Burundi .