Burkina Faso

Flag of Burkina FasoBurkina Faso, also known by its short-form name Burkina, is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. In 2010, its population was estimated at just under 15.75 million.
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06/24/2017 - 11:20
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Burkina Faso's government has announced it will invest more than $...
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06/23/2017 - 01:22

Burkina Faso's government has announced it will invest more...

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06/22/2017 - 00:54

Architect Diébédo Francis Kéré of Burkina Faso has unveiled his...

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06/19/2017 - 21:35
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