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Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, is a landlocked country in . It is surrounded by six countries: to the north, to the east, to the south east, and to the south, and to the south west.
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is the capital of and the nation's cultural & economic centre.

is a town in . is located between two very large barrages.

With a population of more than half a million, is the second largest city in Burkina Faso.

is a large town in , near the border.

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is the Sahelian region of , along the border of and .

the arid, easternmost part of .

Burkina Faso

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 16,200,000
  • Latitude of center: 12.576° or 12° 34' 33.6" north
  • Longitude of center: -1.604° or 1° 36' 14.4" west
  • Elevation: 313 meters (1027 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 274,200 km² (105,869 miles²)
  • Languages: French and Mossi
  • Currency: Franc (XOF)
  • Phone code: 226
  • Internet domain: .bf
  • Neighbors: , , , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 2361809

Other Names for Burkina Faso

  • Afrikaans: Boerkina Fasso
  • Akan: Bɔkina Faso
  • Amharic: ቡርኪና ፋሶ
  • Arabic: بوركينا فاسو
  • Armenian: Բուրկինա Ֆասո
  • Arpitan: Burkina Fasô
  • Asturian: Burkina Fasu
  • Azerbaijani: Burkina-Faso
  • Bambara: Burukina Faso
  • Banjar: Burkina Paso
  • Bashkir: Буркина-Фасо
  • Belarusian: Буркіна-Фасо
  • Bengali: বুরকিনা ফাসো
  • Bengali: বুর্কিনা ফাসো
  • Bihari : बुर्किना फासो
  • Bishnupriya: বুর্কিনা ফাসো
  • Bulgarian: Буркина Фасо
  • Burmese: ဘာကီးနားဖားဆိုနိုင်ငံ
  • Central Khmer: ប៊ូរគីណាហ្វាសូ
  • Central Kurdish: بورکینافاسۆ
  • Chechen: Буркина-Фасо
  • Chinese: 布吉納法索
  • Chinese: 布基纳法索
  • Chuvash: Буркина Фасо
  • Dhivehi: ބުރުކީނާ ފާސޯ
  • Egyptian Arabic: بوركينا فاسو
  • Esperanto: Burkino
  • Ewe: Burkina Faso nutome
  • Extremaduran: Burquina Fasu
  • French: Burkina Faso
  • Fulah: Burkibaa Faaso
  • Galician: Burquina Faso
  • Ganda: Burukina Faso
  • Georgian: ბურკინა-ფასო
  • Georgian: ბურკინა ფასო
  • German: Burkina Faso
  • Greek: Μπουρκίνα Φάσο
  • Gujarati: બુર્કિના ફાસો
  • Haitian: Boukinafaso
  • Hausa: Burkina faso
  • Hawaiian: Burakina Faso
  • Hebrew: בורקינה פאסו
  • Hindi: बर्किना फासो
  • Hindi: बुर्किना फ़ासो
  • Hindi: बुर्किना फासो
  • Icelandic: Burkína Fasó
  • Icelandic: Búrkína Fasó
  • Irish: Buircíne Fasó
  • Italian: Burkina Faso
  • Japanese: ブルキナファソ
  • Kalmyk: Буркинапасин Орн
  • Kannada: ಬುರ್ಕಿನಾ ಫಾಸೋ
  • Kannada: ಬುರ್ಕೀನ ಫಾಸೊ
  • Kashmiri: बुर्कीना-फासो
  • Kazakh: Буркина Фасо
  • Kikuyu: Bukinafaso
  • Kinyarwanda: Burukina Faso
  • Kirghiz: Буркина-Фасо
  • Korean: 부르키나 파소
  • Korean: 부르키나파소
  • Kurdish: Burkîna Faso
  • Kurdish: بورکینافاسۆ
  • Lao: ເບີກິນາຟາໂຊ
  • Latin: Burcina Faso
  • Latvian: Burkinafaso
  • Ligurian: Borkinn-a Fäso
  • Lingala: Bukina Faso
  • Lithuanian: Burkina Fasas
  • Luba-Katanga: Bukinafaso
  • Macedonian: Буркина Фасо
  • Malagasy: Borkina Faso
  • Malayalam: ബുര്‍ക്കിനാ ഫാസോ
  • Malayalam: ബർക്കിനാ ഫാസോ
  • Marathi: बर्किना फासो
  • Marathi: बुर्किना फासो
  • Mazanderani: بورکینافاسو
  • Mingrelian: ბურკინა-ფასო
  • Mongolian: Буркина Фасо
  • Nahuatl languages: Burquina Faso
  • Nauru: Burkinabato
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): बर्किना फासो
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): बुर्किना फासो
  • Newari: बुर्किना फासो
  • North Ndebele: Bhukina Faso
  • Northern Luri: بورکینافاسو
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ବୁରକିନା ଫାସୋ
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ବୁର୍କିନୋ ଫାସୋ
  • Oromo: Burkinaa Faasoo
  • Ossetian: Буркина Фасо
  • Pali: बुर्कीना-फासो
  • Panjabi: ਬੁਰਕੀਨਾ ਫ਼ਾਸੋ
  • Persian: بورکینافاسو
  • Persian: بورکینا فاسو
  • Portuguese: Burkina Faso
  • Portuguese: Burkina Fasso
  • Portuguese: Burquina Faso
  • Pushto: بورکینا فاسو
  • Quechua: Burkina Phasu
  • Romanian: Burkina Fasso
  • Rundi: Burukina Faso
  • Russia Buriat: Буркино-Фасо
  • Russian: Буркина-Фасо
  • Russian: Буркина Фасо
  • Rusyn: Буркіна Фасо
  • Samogitian: Borkėna Fasos
  • Sanskrit: बुर्कीना-फासो
  • Scottish Gaelic: Buirciona Faso
  • Serbian: Буркина Фасо
  • Shona: Bukinafaso
  • Sicilian: Burchina Fasu
  • Sinhala: බර්කිනා ෆාසෝ
  • Slovak: Burkina
  • Somali: Burkiina Faaso
  • Spanish: Burkina Faso
  • Spanish: Burkina Fasso (Alto Volta)
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Bukinafaso
  • Swati: IBhukhina-Faso
  • Tajik: Буркина Фасо
  • Tamil: புர்கினா ஃபாஸோ
  • Tamil: புர்க்கினா பாசோ
  • Tatar: Буркина Фасо
  • Telugu: బర్కీనా ఫాసో
  • Telugu: బుర్కినా ఫాసో
  • Thai: บูร์กินาฟาโซ
  • Thai: ประเทศบูร์กินาฟาโซ
  • Tibetan: བརཀི་ན། ཕསོ།
  • Tibetan: བུར་ཀི་ན་ཕ་སོ།
  • Tigrinya: ቡርኪና ፋሶ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pekano Faso
  • Turkmen: Burkina-Faso
  • Uighur: بۇركىنا فاسو
  • Ukrainian: Буркіна-Фасо
  • Ukrainian: Буркіна Фасо
  • Urdu: برکینا فاسو
  • Vietnamese: Buốc-ki-na Pha-xô (Burkina Faso)
  • Vietnamese: Buốc-ki-na Pha-xô
  • Volapük: Burkinän
  • Welsh: Bwrcina Ffaso
  • Western Frisian: Boerkina Faso
  • Western Mari: Буркина Фасо
  • Western Panjabi: برکینا فاسو
  • Wolof: Burkinaa Faaso
  • Yakut: Буркина Фасо
  • Yiddish: בורקינע פאסא
  • Yoruba: Bùrkínà Fasò
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bùùkíná Fasò
  • Yue Chinese: 布基納法索
  • Zulu: IBukhina Faso
  • Zulu: i-Burkina Faso
  • Republic of Upper Volta
  • République Voltaïque
  • République de Haute-Volta
  • Volta Republic
  • Volta Superior
  • Voltaic Republic
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