Welcome to the "land of upright men".
Burkina Faso, literally "Land of upright men", commonly called Burkina, former republic of Upper Volta, is a country in West Africa without access to the sea
Burkina Faso (pronunciation: /buʁ.ki.na fa.so/), literally "Land of upright men", commonly known as Burkina, former republic of Upper Volta, is a West African country without access to the sea. It is surrounded by Mali to the north-west, Niger to the north-east, Benin to the south-east, Togo to the south-east, Ghana to the south and Ivory Coast to the south-west. Surprisingly, geographically speaking, the map of Burkina Faso is quite similar to the map of the Central African Republic, which is also an equally landlocked territory.
Come and discover the land of upright Men: Burkina Faso, land of welcome and traditions, land of culture.
Burkina Faso has more than 62 different dialects.
Burkina faso is located in the heart of West Africa.
Code: BF (3 letter code: BFA).
Population: approximately 21,000,000
Area: 274,200.0 km²