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Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north and west; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo to the southeast; Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378. The country's official language of government and business is French. Roughly 50% of the population speaks the Mossi language natively. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by erstwhile President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé. Its capital is Ouagadougou.

County Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Official Name Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Time time_zones The time is 03:38:49am
Burkina Faso ISO 2 Code BF
Burkina Faso ISO 3 Code BFA
Burkina Faso Continents ID Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Phone Code - Dialing code: +226
Burkina Faso Native Name Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Capital City Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso Currency XOF
Burkina Faso Languages fr,ff
Burkina Faso Population 19.75 million
Burkina Faso Latitude 12.22492458
Burkina Faso Longitude -1.56159100
Burkina Faso GEO Zone
Burkina Faso Time Zone

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