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🇧🇫 Burkina Faso

Country located in Western Africa

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General

General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Burkina Faso
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Country NameBurkina Faso
Country Name (Local)Burkina Faso
Country Flag🇧🇫
Country Area272967 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BF
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NameOuagadougou
Capital Latitude12.36566
Capital Longitude-1.53388
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Currency

The currency used for the locale code is West African Franc.

Currency details for Burkina Faso
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Currency NameWest African Franc
Currency Name (Local)West African CFA franc
Currency CodeXOF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric952
Currency Subunit Value0
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Languages Spoken

Burkina Faso speaks 2 languages.

Timezones

Burkina Faso has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.

UTC

Borders

Burkina Faso shares borders with 6 countries and it's landlocked.

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What country is 🇧🇫?

People often ask which country uses 🇧🇫 emoji flag. The answer is Burkina Faso.Burkina Faso is located in Western Africa continent. The country area is 272967 km2, and the capital city is Ouagadougou (12.36566, -1.53388). Some of the neighboring countries are Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo, and the country is landlocked. Some of the timezones in Burkina Faso are UTC. The currency used in Burkina Faso is West African CFA franc (XOF). People in Burkina Faso speak mostly French, Fula. Burkina Faso is part of the Western Africa region.