Burkina Faso
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Generic Information

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq. mi) and is bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378.


Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

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Humanitarian Info

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