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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso FlagMajor cities : Ouagadougou (Capital), Bobo-Dioulasso, Koudougou, Banfora and Ouahigouya.
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Burkina Faso Information

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ISO 3166-1BF - BFA - 854
NATO country codeUV - BFA
FIPS 10-4 codeUV
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Burkina Faso CapitalOuagadougou
Official languageFrench
Name of the inhabitantsBurkinabe
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 National anthemDitanyè

Burkina Faso Head of state

President of the RepublicRoch Marc Christian Kaboré (2015)
Prime ministerChristophe Dabiré (2019)

Burkina Faso Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Burkina Faso.

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

Burkina Faso Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Burkina Faso (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area274,200 km² (105,869 sq mi)
Population19,460,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 71.0 /km² (183.8 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy59.9 Year (2015), ♀ : 60.5 Year, ♂ : 59.1 Year
Average years of schooling 1.4 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.423 (2018)
Gross domestic product14 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 6.0 %
729 US$ per capita
Inflation2.0 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B- (Positive, 27 May 2016)

Burkina Faso Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Burkina Faso Covid-19

Incident rate65.64
Case fatality ratio1.16643 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

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

Burkina Faso's border with 6 other countries. The list of Border countries of Burkina Faso below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Mali Mali 1,000 km
  2. Niger Niger 628 km
  3. Ivory Coast Ivory Coast 584 km
  4. Ghana Ghana 549 km
  5. Benin Benin 306 km
  6. Togo Togo 126 km

Burkina Faso Map

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Burkina Faso Climate

  1. Tropical savanna climate 51 %
  2. Semi-arid climate 48 %
  3. Arid 0.85 %

Burkina Faso Weather (Ouagadougou)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Burkina Faso for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Ouagadougou).

Burkina Faso Electricity

Electrical standard in Burkina Faso (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Burkina Faso Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Burkina Faso classified by annual passenger transit.

Ouagadougou Airport

Burkina Faso Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Burkina Faso and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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