Basic Information of Burkina Faso Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name Burkina Faso
English Name Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso)
Other Spellings
Own Country Name Burkina Faso (République du Burkina)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Ouagadougou
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates 12.37,-1.52
Land Area 272,967
Population 20,903,278
2-Letter Country Code BF
3-Letter Country Code BFA
Country Numeric Code 854
Time Zone UTC
Latitude and Longitude 13,-2
Official Language [fra]French
International Dialing Code +226
Primary Currency [XOF]West African CFA franc (Fr)
Independence Yes
Landlocked Yes
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .bf
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
Continent Africa
Neighboring Countries Benin Ivory Coast Ghana Mali Niger Togo