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

latitude: 12.24724 / longitude: -1.55213

General information


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


The GDP in 2021 was $19,737,615,114 USD, making it the 107# country in the world. The currency symbol is FCFA, and the ISO code for that currency is XOF.


The country has a 272,967 km² area, a postcode system isn't employed and the primary cities are: Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Almaty, Gaoua, Kolokolo. The capital of this country is Ouagadougou and the country has a border with Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo. People from this country speak these languages: French.


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Ruins of Loropéni.

Good to know

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso is a good place to find out more details on this country. Telephone numbers begin with +226, the domain name ".bf" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is BF


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