Burkina Faso (formally called Republic of Upper Volta) is located in the continent of Africa (west Africa) on the map of world. The country achieved independence in 1960 from France and in 1984 was renamed as Burkina Faso.Burkina Faso covers a total area of 274,200 sq.km. and is situated between 9° and 15°N latitudes and 6°W and 3°E longitudes. Capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou. the population of Burkina Faso is 16.93 million according to World Bank in 2013. The currency of Burkina Faso is West African CFA franc. Official language of Burkina Faso is French. Calling country code is +226. President name is Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and Prime minister of Burkina Faso is Paul Kaba Thieba.
Burkina Faso Bordering Countries:
Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo
Burkina Faso Locations:
Mouhoun (Black Volta) River, Nazinon (Red Volta) River, Nakanbe (White Volta) River and oti River.
Burkina Faso Cities:
Banfora, Banh, Batie, Biba, Bobo Diouslasso, Cassou, Coala, Dedougou, Djibo, Dori, Fada Ngourma, Gacua, Gorom Gorom, Kaya, Koudougou, Leo, Logoniegue, Mane, Manga, Nouna, Orodara, Ouagadougou, Ouahigouya, Ouessa, Oursi, Po, Reo, Sebba, Tenkodogo, Thiou, Tougan, Tougouri, Yako and Zorgo.
Burkina Faso Satellite Image