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Map of Burkina Faso

Map of Burkina Faso

Bordering Countries: Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Togo
Demonym: Burkinabé
Motto: "Unity–Progress–Justice"
Population: 18,365,123 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 3.05% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Ouagadougou
Capital Coordinates: 12°20′N 1°40′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC
Currency: West African CFA franc
Currency Code: XOF
GDP: $8.8 billion (2010)
Per Capita Income: $597 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.50% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 2.10% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 77.00% (2004)
Foreign Debt: $2.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: BF
Internet Country Code: .bf
Number of Internet Users: 178100 (2009)
Calling Code: 226
Electrical Generation Capacity: 252000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1960 from France
Area: 274,000 square km (273,800 km land) (400 km water)
Lowest Point: Mouhoun River (200 m)
Highest Point: Tena Kourou (749 m)
Life Expectancy: 54.78 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 5.93 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 76.80 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 1.00% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 2.30% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.331 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.0 (2011)
Literacy: 21.80 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 0

Number of stamps in catalogue: 56

Location of Burkina Faso in Africa

Regional Map for Burkina Faso

Major Cities

Banfora (Population 63300)
Bobo-Dioulasso (Population 435543)
Dédougou (Population 37793)
Fada N'gourma (Population 40815)
Kaya (Population 39130)
Koudougou (Population 131825)
Ouagadougou [Capital] (Population 1475223)
Ouahigouya (Population 122677)
Tenkodogo (Population 40839)

Languages

Dyula
Hausa
Kasem
Tuareg

Rivers

Volta River

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