Burkina Faso

Country Facts

Capital City: Ouagadougou, largest city and main international airport.
Area: 274200 square km
National day: 4th August - anniversary of the 1983 revolution.
Independence: 5th August 1960 Former French Colony, known as Upper Volta until 1984.
Population: 14,784,000
Languages: French (official) Moore (Mossi), Manding, Fulani.
Currency: CFA francs

Burkina Faso
TAC Rep:    Sondo Denis Marie
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  • Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries, 03 BP 7025 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
  • +00226 5032 6111; 0022670356716; +002265032 4524
  • marie.sondo@yahoo.fr