Commune of Rusaka

The commune of Rusaka is a commune of Mwaro Province in central Burundi.[1] The capital lies at Mwaro (Rusaka). An agricultural commune, in recent years forest development in the commune has resulted in arid soils in parts.[2] In June 2003, FDD combatants killed three civilians and burned local government buildings and a cooperative in the commune.[3]

Commune of Rusaka
Country Burundi
ProvinceMwaro Province
Administrative centerMwaro
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)


  1. United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service (1982). Sub-Saharan Africa report. Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Retrieved 20 April 2012.
  2. Mannion, Antoinette M. (7 January 1999). Natural Environmental Change: The Last 3 Million Years. Routledge. p. 150. ISBN 978-0-415-13932-8. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  3. Human Rights Watch (Organization); Alison Liebhafsky Des Forges (2003). Burundi: Everyday Victims : Civilians in the Burundian War. Human Rights Watch. p. 33. GGKEY:BQ9PFATBWBA. Retrieved 21 April 2012.

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