Worshippers killed at Burkina Faso church

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of 274,223 km², bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Ivory Coast to the southwest. As of 2021, the country h…
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of 274,223 km², bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Ivory Coast to the southwest. As of 2021, the country had an estimated population of 23,674,480. Previously called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed Burkina Faso by President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabè, and its capital and largest city is Ouagadougou.
  • Official languages: Mooré · Bissa · Dyula · Fula
  • Government: Unitary republic under a military junta
  • Legislature: Transitional Legislative Assembly
  • Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
  • Capital and largest city: Ouagadougou
  • Driving side: right
Data from: en.wikipedia.org