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

latitude: 12.24724 / longitude: -1.55213

General information


With a birth growth rate at 0.80%, the median age is 32.80 years. There are 19,034,397 people here, or 0.26% of the world's population.


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.


Here are the different languages spoken in the country: French. 272,967 km² make up the entire country, a postcode system isn't employed and the key cities are: Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Almaty, Gaoua, Kolokolo. Ouagadougou serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo.


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Ruins of Loropéni.

Good to know

The ISO code is BF, the domain name ".bf" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +226 Check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso for more information about this nation.


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