Burkina Faso

Major cities : Ouagadougou (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Weather and Climate.

Burkina Faso Information

ISO 3166-1BF - BFA - 854
NATO country codeUV - BFA
FIPS 10-4 codeUV
IOC CodeBUR
Continent /
Burkina Faso CapitalOuagadougou
Name of the inhabitantsBurkinabe
Burkina Faso National anthemDitanyè
Burkina Faso National Day4 August
Burkina Faso Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Burkina Faso 18 %
Burkina Faso Calling code+226
Burkina Faso Country domain code .bf
Burkina Faso Vehicle registration plateBF
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +0:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Economic Community of West African States
African Union
West African Economic and Monetary Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa
Group of 77

Burkina Faso Head of state

President of the RepublicBlaise Compaoré (1987)
Prime ministerTertius Zongo (2007)

Burkina Faso Religion

  1. Islam 50 %
  2. Other 40 %
  3. Christianity 10 %

Burkina Faso Data

City1
Area274,200 km² (105,869 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants14,042,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 51.2 /km² (132.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy53.7 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 1.3 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.305 (2010)
Gross domestic product8 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 6.3 %
539 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)22 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
1,553 US$ per capita
Inflation2.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B (Stable, 20 february 2012)

Burkina Faso Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Salt
  2. Pumice
  3. Gold
  4. Manganese
  5. Limestone
  6. Marble
  7. Phosphate

Burkina Faso Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Livestock
  3. Cotton
  4. Peanuts
  5. Rice
  6. Sorghum
  7. Millet
  8. Shea nuts
  9. Sesame

Burkina Faso Border

  1. Mali Mali 1,000 km
  2. Niger Niger 628 km
  3. Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 584 km
  4. Ghana Ghana 549 km
  5. Benin Benin 306 km
  6. Togo Togo 126 km

Burkina Faso Map

Burkina Faso Climate (Capital)

  1. Semi-arid climate 100 %

Burkina Faso Weather (Ouagadougou)

Burkina Faso Electricity

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : E
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : E

Airport Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou Airport  

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Burkina Faso Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 7Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 7Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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