Burkina Faso Country Profile

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Generic Information:

"Burkina Faso, also known by its short-form name Burkina, is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometers (105,900 sq mi) in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. In 2010, its population was estimated at just under 15.75 million."

Source: Wikipedia (publisher), Burkina Faso http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso Date Accessed 02 Sept 2013

 

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