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Burkina Faso Guide

Burkina Faso Guide

Burkina Faso – country information Country name Burkina Official name Burkina Faso Capital Ouagadougou Continent Africa Area 274,000 km2 Population 17,322,796 (2013) Foundation of a state 8/5/1960 The highest mountains Banfora massif 733 m Longest rivers Black Volta (525 km in the country) State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Ougadougou (capital) 625,000, Bobo Dioulasso 310,000 Official language French Ethnicity/National Composition Mosi 49%, Manda 9%, others 42% Religious affiliation traditional faith 45%, Muslim 44%, Christian…

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