Burkina Faso , BF

Burkina Faso: Independent country in Africa

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Geography

Burkina Faso is located at 13°0'0"N 2°0'0"W (13.0, -2.0). It has 6 neighbors: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Niger and Mali.

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The largest city of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou with a population of 1,626,950. Other cities include, Banfora population 60,288, Dédougou population 45,341, Fada N'Gourma population 33,910 and Koupéla population 32,052. See all Burkina Faso cities & populated places.

Burkina Faso Quick Facts

Population : 19,193,382
Country : Burkina Faso
Head of government : Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Plate code : BF
Area : 274200 km2
Official name : le Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso
Continent : Africa
Easternmost point : Point(2.40408 11.9003)
Northernmost point : Point(-0.47 15.08)
Legislative body : National Assembly
Official language : French
Capital : Ouagadougou
Establishment : January 01, 1960 (61 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC±00:00
Local time : 05:10:33 (21st September 2021)

  • Paul Kaba Thieba , 19 January, 2019 2016-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Yacouba Isaac Zida , 29 December, 2015 2014-11-19T00:00:00Z
  • Luc-Adolphe Tiao , 30 October, 2014 2011-04-18T00:00:00Z
  • Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré , 2019-01-24T00:00:00Z

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  • Bacău
  • Kōnan

Burkina Faso has 6 neighbours.

  • Cascades Region
  • Est Region
  • Centre-Sud Region
  • Sahel Region
  • Centre-Est Region
  • Plateau-Central Region
  • Nord Region, Burkina Faso
  • Hauts-Bassins Region
  • Sud-Ouest Region
  • Centre-Ouest Region
  • Boucle du Mouhoun Region
  • Centre
  • Centre-Nord Region

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 4,829,291 - census
1961 4,894,578 1.33% census
1962 4,960,325 1.33% census
1963 5,027,818 1.34% census
1964 5,098,892 1.39% census
1965 5,174,869 1.47% census
1966 5,256,363 1.55% census
1967 5,343,020 1.62% census
1968 5,434,040 1.67% census
1969 5,528,172 1.7% census
1970 5,624,597 1.71% census
1971 5,723,379 1.73% census
1972 5,825,171 1.75% census
1973 5,930,487 1.78% census
1974 6,040,044 1.81% census
1975 6,154,548 1.86% census
1976 6,274,037 1.9% census
1977 6,398,937 1.95% census
1978 6,530,820 2.02% census
1979 6,671,659 2.11% census
1980 6,822,840 2.22% census
1981 6,985,158 2.32% census
1982 7,158,256 2.42% census
1983 7,340,907 2.49% census
1984 7,531,244 2.53% census
1985 7,727,912 2.54% census
1986 7,930,690 2.56% census
1987 8,140,076 2.57% census
1988 8,356,306 2.59% census
1989 8,579,825 2.61% census
1990 8,811,033 2.62% census
1991 9,050,090 2.64% census
1992 9,297,116 2.66% census
1993 9,552,473 2.67% census
1994 9,816,586 2.69% census
1995 10,089,876 2.71% census
1996 10,372,562 2.73% census
1997 10,664,982 2.74% census
1998 10,967,836 2.76% census
1999 11,281,942 2.78% census
2000 11,607,944 2.81% census
2001 11,946,080 2.83% census
2002 12,296,399 2.85% census
2003 12,659,086 2.87% census
2004 13,034,258 2.88% census
2005 13,421,929 2.89% census
2006 14,017,262 4.25% census
2007 14,235,075 1.53% census
2008 14,659,646 2.9% census
2009 15,094,967 2.88% census
2010 15,540,284 2.87% census
2011 15,995,313 2.84% census
2012 16,460,141 2.82% census
2013 16,934,839 2.8% census
2014 17,586,017 3.7% (Worldbank)
2015 18,110,624 2.9% (Worldbank)
2016 18,646,378 2.87% (Worldbank)
2017 19,193,382 2.85% census
2018 19,751,535 2.83% (Worldbank)
2019 20,321,378 2.8% (Worldbank)

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Burkina Faso Kosovo Locator 1
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Burkina Faso Map
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Burkina Faso Topography
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Burkina Faso Carte
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Burkina Faso Kaart
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