Burkina Faso


Country NameBurkina Faso
Short NameBurkina Faso
Largest cityOuagadougou
Official languagesFrench
National LanguagesMòoré, Fula, Dioula
Religion60.5% Islam, 23.2% Christianity, 15.3% Indigenous beliefs, 1.0% Irreligious and others
Demonym(s)Burkinabé, Burkinabè, Burkinese
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
PresidentRoch Marc Christian Kaboré
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
House SpeakerAlassane Bala Sakandé
Chief JusticeJean Emile Somda
Total Area274,200 km2 (105,900 sq mi)
Water (%)0.146%
Total Land Area (%)273,799.66 km2
Population21,510,181 (2020 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$45.339 billion (2020 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$16.226 billion (2020 estimate)
CurrencyWest African CFA  franc (XOF)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity220 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideright
Calling code+226
ISO 3166 codeBF
Internet TLD.bf
Political PartiesAfrican Independence Party (Touré)

Alliance for Democracy and Federation-African Democratic Rally

Congress for Democracy and Progress

Convention for Democracy and Federation

Independence Day5 August 1960
Tallest BuildingRamada Pearl Hotel

Immeuble EBOMAF

Sofitel Hotel

BCEAO Building

Richest Persons


Top WebsiteIso.bf















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