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Burkina Faso



Basic Information:

Official Name: Burkina Faso
Population: 17,322,796
Area: 274,200 km2
Capital City: Ouagadougou
Major Religion: Islam (majority), Indigenous Beliefs
Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT
Current time: 08:36pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 226
Region: Africa
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate (Ouagadougou):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: N/A
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type E


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Karfiguela Waterfalls

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)