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Complete details about Burkina Faso in Africa with capital city Ouagadougou

Country NameBurkina Faso (Burkina Faso)
Country CodeBFA
Capital CityOuagadougou
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population11937000
Surface Area274000.0
Life Expectancy46.7 years
GNP2425.0 (old 2201.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Busansi     (3.5%)
Dagara     (3.1%)
Dyula     (2.6%)
Ful     (9.7%)
Gurma     (5.7%)
Mossi     (50.2%)

Major Cities

Ouagadougou, Kadiogo     (population 824000)
Bobo-Dioulasso, Houet     (population 300000)
Koudougou, Boulkiemdé     (population 105000)

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From @rodriguezsaez1 on Fri Feb 22 12:07:20 EST 2019 RT @pparcos1: Si lo único que mueve a la Solidaridad con Venezuela es el espíritu Humanitario, dónde están los aviones Hércules llenos de a?
From @IKimyaci on Fri Feb 22 12:03:21 EST 2019 RT @emilekabore: #Rencontre Equipe -pays des Nations Unies et Coordinateur exécutif adjoint VNU (Toily Kurbanov ) Les échanges ont permis?
From @trouzzieh on Fri Feb 22 12:02:34 EST 2019 RT @USAfricaCommand: A Belgian special forces soldier listens to a Nigerien ground commander give radio orders during a ground movement to?
From @LithiumKix on Fri Feb 22 12:01:47 EST 2019 RT @USAfricaCommand: A Belgian special forces soldier listens to a Nigerien ground commander give radio orders during a ground movement to?
From @DaenialKimtweet on Fri Feb 22 12:00:47 EST 2019 RT @AFPAfrica: Africa's biggest film festival Fespaco kicks off in Burkina Faso tomorrow, but security worries threaten to overshadow the e?
From @PeriferiasTRECE on Fri Feb 22 12:00:07 EST 2019 El salesiano César Fernández murió asesinado en Burkina Faso, pero no es el único misionero en dar su vida por el E? https://t.co/KeC7VvKNuF
From @tavarish_ on Fri Feb 22 12:00:03 EST 2019 Mauritiana Sierra Leone Burkina Faso Cyprus Gambia Guinea Eritria Brunei Djibouti Ethiopia (47% so not really 50)
From @BCCIC on Fri Feb 22 12:00:01 EST 2019 World Neighbours Canada has been greatly saddened by the growing insecurity in Burkina Faso due to terrorist attack? https://t.co/DMjJC6xIEH
From @danielmoqetcom on Fri Feb 22 12:00:00 EST 2019 RT @Limportant_fr: Burkina Faso : un millier d'écoles fermées en raison des menaces terroristes https://t.co/1Kv3VMP86z #Afrique https://t.?
From @rufette on Fri Feb 22 11:58:09 EST 2019 RT @florence_parly: Il était le chef d?un des principaux groupes armés terroristes sévissant au Sahel et concepteur de nombreuses attaques?
From @AFP on Fri Feb 22 11:57:51 EST 2019 RT @AFPAfrica: Africa's biggest film festival Fespaco kicks off in Burkina Faso tomorrow, but security worries threaten to overshadow the e?
From @DanyCalou on Fri Feb 22 11:57:30 EST 2019 RT @florence_parly: Il était le chef d?un des principaux groupes armés terroristes sévissant au Sahel et concepteur de nombreuses attaques?
From @BienibiVictor on Fri Feb 22 11:57:29 EST 2019 RT @AfroRevoltBF: " Si le Burkina Faso tout seul refuse de payer la dette, je ne serai pas lŕ ŕ la prochaine conférence" #Thomas_Sankara I?
From @daylightng on Fri Feb 22 11:56:58 EST 2019 Burkina Faso?s security worries cloud FESPACO film festival https://t.co/f7oISAS4rT https://t.co/DVeS6Q3yi6
From @AblamGnamesso on Fri Feb 22 11:55:10 EST 2019 Info En raison de l'ouverture du FESPACO les matchs As Police # Rahimo, Uso # Aseck comptant pour la 20e Journée d? https://t.co/owONHZPRpq