Burkina Faso

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Dominant-party system
Republic
Semi-presidential system
Contained by
Area
274,000 km² (105792 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
8,825,364,008 (2010, US$)
330,442,942 (1960, US$)
350,247,388 (1961, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1300.0 (2008, US$)
 

Country

FIPS Code
UV
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
bf
Languages spoken
National anthem
ISO Short Name
BURKINA FASO
Calling Code
226
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Dated location

Date founded
1960-08-05
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Burkinabe
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
bf
 

Geographic scope

Charities
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Burkina Faso (1984-08-04)
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
BUR
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

United Nations member state

Member of
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Burkinabe
 

Location

People born here
Geolocation
-1.784 × 12.1204495496
Contains
Adjectival form
Burkinabe
Burkinabé
Events
Partially contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
6.129 (1962)
-1.268 (1963)
3.665 (1979)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.001 (1996)
0.019 (1997)
Life expectancy
35.863 (1960)
36.375 (1961)
36.878 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.28 (1995)
1.187 (1996)
1.797 (1988)
Fertility rate
6.316 (1961)
6.291 (1960)
6.344 (1962)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 555, 555.9)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Burkina Faso
Governing officials
Agencies
Burkina Faso Department of Employment, Labour and Social Security
 

Countries

Continent
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
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