Burkina Faso #BurkinaFaso
Burkina Faso Country in West Africa information and photo #BurkinaFaso – Burkina Faso flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. As of 2014, its population was estimated at just over 17.3 million.
Currency: West African CFA franc
Population: 16.93 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: French
Neighboring countries: Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Niger