Burkina Faso: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 12.24724 / longitude: -1.55213

General information


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Ruins of Loropéni.


Here are the different languages spoken in the country: French. Ouagadougou is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo. The country has a 272,967 km² area, they don't use a postcode system and the primary cities are: Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Almaty, Gaoua, Kolokolo.


The sign for the local currency is FCFA (XOF). In 2021 the GDP was $19,737,615,114 USD, which ranks it number 107 in the world.


This country represents 0.26% of the world's population with about 19,034,397 individuals. 32.80 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 0.80%.

Good to know

Phone numbers start with +226, the country's websites have the domain name ".bf", the country's ISO code is BF For more information about this country, check https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso.


ISO code BF
Capital Ouagadougou
Population 19,034,397
World percentage 0.26%
Median age 32.80 years
Population growth rate 0.80%
Main cities
Spoken languages French
GDP (2021) $19,737,615,114
GDP position #107
Currency code XOF
Currency symbol FCFA
TLD .bf
Phone prefix +226
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso