The official currency of Burkina Faso is West African CFA Franc (code: XOF).
Burkina Faso is located in West America.
Estimated population (2015): 16,469,000
Estimated population (2000): 12,294,000
Estimated population (1950): 4,284,000
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.