Burkina Faso


Currency

The official currency of Burkina Faso is West African CFA Franc (code: XOF).

Capital

Ouagadougou

Location

Burkina Faso is located in West America.


Burkina Faso Location

Population

Estimated population (2015): 16,469,000

Estimated population (2000): 12,294,000

Estimated population (1950): 4,284,000

Flag


Burkina Faso Flag

Economy

Burkina Faso has an underdeveloped economy that suffers from highly variable rainfall, poor soils, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, and a low literacy rate.